John I. Jenkins, age 69, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 28, 2022. He was born in Erie on February 27, 1953 to the late John Robert Jenkins and Betty Jo Ikard Jenkins. He enjoyed cars and motorcycles, and worked as a union construction laborer for many years.   

John was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Rebecca Baum-Hull. He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Hayes and her husband Steve; grandchildren Tyler Caro and Beau Caro, great-granddaughter Collins Caro; his brother, Michael S. Jenkins and his two daughters, Samantha Jenkins and Christine Jenkins; and his sister’s three children, Douglas Thomas, Stacy Thomas, and Shelly Thomas-Wright and her husband Brian.   

A private burial will be held.