Brookings resident Brian Arthur Jenkins passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 18, 2018, in Gold Beach at the age of 64.

He was born March 12, 1954, in Missoula, Montana, to James E. and Anne I. (Ormson) Jenkins.

After graduation from high school, Brian served his country in the U.S. Air Force in New Mexico and was honorably discharged. He lived in Brookings for the past 49 years, working as an auto mechanic for more than 40 years.

Brian is survived by his son Dillon of Brookings; partner Danielle of Brookings; brother Paul of Alaska; sisters Brenda Laney of Roseburg and Libby Alakai of Hawaii.