Joseph S. Jenkins, obituary photo
 
In Memory of

Joseph S. Jenkins,

August 15, 1971 - September 12, 2017

Obituary


Joseph Stothart Jenkins III, age 46, of River Vale, NJ, passed away unexpectedly on September 12, 2017. Joseph, son of Anta Chapoteau and Joseph S. Jenkins II, was born in Richmond, VA and raised in Highland Falls, NY. Star pitcher of the James I. O'Neill Raiders, Joseph continued on to play baseball at South Carolina State. After working as a consultant at Morgan Stanley for several years, he moved on to a successful career as an IT Director for Structure Tone, Inc. in New York City. He was a fierce Giants, Knicks, and Yankees fan....

Joseph Stothart Jenkins III, age 46, of River Vale, NJ, passed away unexpectedly on September 12, 2017. Joseph, son of Anta Chapoteau and Joseph S. Jenkins II, was born in Richmond, VA and raised in Highland Falls, NY. Star pitcher of the James I. O'Neill Raiders, Joseph continued on to play baseball at South Carolina State. After working as a consultant at Morgan Stanley for several years, he moved on to a successful career as an IT Director for Structure Tone, Inc. in New York City. He was a fierce Giants, Knicks, and Yankees fan.

A loving husband, father, son, brother, godfather and friend, Joseph is survived by his wife (Christine), daughter (Avery) and son (Joseph Stothart Jenkins IV). He is also survived by his mother, father, sister (Nicole Chapoteau), brother (Brian Jenkins), grandparents (Helen & Willie Daniels), nieces (Pascale and Severine) and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and countless friends. Joseph is predeceased by his brother Corey Jenkins.

Joseph's children were the pride and joy of his life. The legacy of Joseph's kind spirit, love of family, passion for sports and zest for life will live on through them and all the people he leaves behind. Viewing will be held at Becker Funeral Home in Westwood, NJ on 9/20 from 1-3pm and 6-9pm. Funeral Mass will take place at Sacred Heart Church in Highland Falls, NY on 9/21 at 11am. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to www.gofundme.com/joseph-s-jenkins-iii-memorial-fund, which has been set up on behalf of his two children.