ROGERSVILLE — Dwight “Jug” Jinks, 63, of Bulls Gap, went peacefully to be with the Lord Tuesday while surrounded by his family and friends.
He was a local business owner in Bulls Gap, including, but not limited to, J&J Wrecker Service and Jug’s Place.
He was preceded in death by his parents: the Rev. Lee and Carrie Long Jinks; a brother: Jimmy Jinks; and a sister: Dottie Jinks.
He is survived by his daughters: Misty Jinks, Marsha (David) Salyers and Cheryl (Mike) House; grandchildren: Wesley (Amelia) Harris, Jayma and Steven Barnes, Karilee Jinks and Macey Salyers; his first great-grandchild expected in October; brothers: David Jinks, Donnie (Mollie) Jinks, Bobby (Marilyn) Jinks and Roger (Carol) Jinks; a sister-in-law: Geraldine Jinks; several nieces and nephews; a best friend: Thomas Laster; and special friends: Allen “Big Al” Long, Jamie Rogers, Leslie Tieke, Steve Barnes, Karli Marshall, Jim Lee and Lynn Malone.
The family expressed a special thanks to Laughlin Wound Care, the staff of Avalon Hospice and his special caregivers with whom he resided, Becky and Jimmy Smith and their family.
The family will receive friends from 3-7 p.m. Friday at Christian-Sells Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. in Christian-Sell chapel with the Rev. Bob Bentley and the Rev. Jamie Rogers officiating.
Graveside services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Long Berry Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.christiansells.com.