Leon Jinkins, age 73, of Heber Springs, Arkansas, passed away April 14, 2019.  Born August 19, 1945 in Albany, California, he was the son of the late Aaron and Frieda Pinion Jinkins.

Leon was a loving son, brother, husband, father and grandfather. He had been employed by the Skil Corporation.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and a granddaughter Katie Mongomery.

He is survived by his wife Elaine Jinkins, children Robyn Jinkins of Heber Springs AR, Denise Mongomery (Rick) of Richardson Texas, Melissa Logan and Joey Holeman (Margie) of Romance AR.  Grand children, Steven Jinkins, Stephanie Dehart (Scott), Savannah Wilkinson, Dustin Holeman (Tiffany), Jeremy Holeman (Candice), Nicholas Montgomery, Benjamin Montogery, Kyra Kelso, Miranda Kelso.  Great grand children, Jacob Puckett, Sophia Dehart, Rebecca Dehart, Nickolas Holeman, Jonathan Holeman, Jaxen Holeman, Sisters Betty Cole (Bob) of Heber Springs AR , Linda Miles (Jerry) of Minden LA, and Peggy Johnson (Rick) of Heber Springs AR, and numerous other family and friends. 

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Olmstead Funeral Home with Pastor Scott DeHart officiating.

Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc