Stanley Jenkins Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our cherished curator, mentor, and friend, Stanley Jenkins. Stanley’s departure from our lives leaves an irreplaceable void, but his legacy and contributions to our museum and community will forever shine brightly.
Stanley was not just a curator; he was a walking encyclopedia of our town’s history. His extensive knowledge and passion for sharing it with others made him an invaluable asset to our museum. For years, he tirelessly dedicated himself to preserving and disseminating the rich heritage of our town.
As one of the founding members of our museum, Stanley’s commitment ran deep. From the very inception of our institution, he played a pivotal role in its growth and success. His enduring presence has left an indelible mark on the very fabric of our museum.
Beyond the museum’s walls, Stanley’s influence extended far and wide. He was not only an accomplished author but also a respected historian. His books and publications on local, military, and railway history will continue to educate and inspire generations to come.
Railways were Stanley’s true passion, and his expertise in this field was unparalleled. His fascination, especially with the Witney Railway, was infectious. In honor of Stanley’s love for railways, we are sharing a photograph he annotated as “The London Division Branch Line Tour entering Witney goods yard on 24 May 1969.”
Stanley Jenkins was more than a curator; he was the embodiment of dedication, knowledge, and kindness. His legacy will forever be intertwined with the Witney & District Museum, where he will be profoundly missed.
In our shared grief, let us remember and celebrate the remarkable life of Stanley Jenkins. As we mourn his loss, may we find solace in the knowledge that his passion, wisdom, and friendship have enriched our lives and our community in countless ways.
We will be organizing a memorial service to honor Stanley’s memory, and details will be shared in due course.
With heartfelt condolences,
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