James William “Bill” Junkins Jr. 59 of Springfield, TN passed Saturday 12/10/2022.
Bill was born 7/17/1963 in Wheeling, WV to the late James William “Bill” Junkins Sr. and Mona Marguerite Delbridge Junkins Howard.
Bill is preceded in death by his stepmother Evelyn Junkins, maternal and paternal grandparents Frank and Alice Delbridge, and George and Isabelle Junkins. Bill graduated from Wheeling Park High School, he served in the U.S. Army following high school where he was stationed in Germany. Following his military service Bill worked as a lineman which he loved. He talked often about the different areas of the U. S. he has traveled to for work and the people he has met.
In addition to his longtime girlfriend of 14 yrs, Betty Rolson of Springfield, TN and his best friend Bear Bear, Bill is survived by his stepfather Russ Howard of Dallas, WV; sister Jackie (Steve) Meade of Wellsburg, WV; his brother Sean Junkins of Bellaire, OH; stepsister Diane (John) Hall; stepbrother Rusty (Joyce) Howard of Moundsville, WV; stepsister Belinda (Marty) Merinar & halfsister Melissa (Rich) Stefkovich of Frisco, TX. Additionally he survived by his niece Candice (Joe) Birmingham of Colliers, WV. Nephew Stephen (Kelli) of Wellsburg, WV, great nephew Devin Meade, Great Nieces Maddie Meade and Kaleigh Gamble; many cousins and friends. A memorial will be held at a later date at the family’s convenience.
Arrangements by Lumen Cremation, 7978 Coley Davis Road, Suite 101, Nashville, TN, 37221.
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