Johnathan David Jenkins
  • In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:
  • American Cancer Society - SC
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston, SC 29406

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“Johnathan David Jenkins was named for my two brothers, John Robert McKellar of Phoenix and George David Mckellar of Walnut Creek, California. He was...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: peggy jenkins - Houston, TX - mom

“Gretchen, I just found out and so sorry for your and Kaelyns loss. Jonathan was such an amazing guy, father and husband. May he be at peace with...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Cee Cee, Pete, Connor and Morgan Young - SC

“Dr Meyer, I am so very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you, Kaelyn and the rest of the family. I recall the care and compassion that...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Michael Johnson - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Dr. Meyers you and your family are in our prayers! My deepest condolensces. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Angela Gadsden-Wright & Family - SC

“Gretchen, we are so sorry to hear of your husband's death. We know that all the sorry in the world cannot or will not bring back your best friend,...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mathew & Shirley Clark and Connie Mills - SC

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers The Page Southerland Page Family ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Page Southerland Page

“I was incredibly fortunate to have Johnathan as my best friend through high school, college and beyond. We shared late-night phone calls about...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Sandra Madrid - Sandy Hook, CT

“I was fortunate to have known Jonathan through Gretchen. His love of his wife and Kaelyn are gifts that can never be taken away. Their wedding is...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Shari Galvin - Farmington, MI


Johnathan David Jenkins, 40, of Mount Pleasant, SC, husband of Gretchen Anne Meyer, M.D., died Saturday, February 23, 2013. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, in the J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL at 7:00 PM. The family will receive friends at the Mount Pleasant Chapel one hour prior to the service.

Johnathan was born on December 7, 1972 in New Orleans, LA, son of Charles John Jenkins and Peggy Ann McKellar Jenkins. He attended the University of Houston, and worked as an architectural draftsman. He had a love/hate relationship with golf, and was a wonderful and adoring stepfather, husband, brother and son.

He is survived by his wife Gretchen and step-daughter, Kaelyn of Mt. Pleasant, SC; his father, Charles J. Jenkins and wife Jan Jenkins of Houston, TX; his mother, Peggy Ann Jenkins and partner Lisa Rhea of Houston, TX; his brother, Chuck Jenkins and wife, Laura of Houston, TX; his sisters, Jannie Jenkins Johnson and husband Tex McDaniel of Houston, TX, and Jennifer Thrasher and husband Michael Thrasher of Tyler, TX; his nephews Jason Johnson and Will Thrasher; his nieces Sarah Thrasher and Taylor Jenkins; and his precious Great Danes, Duke and Duchess.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406 or a charity of one's choice.