In Memory of
Ollie Gray "Josh" Jenkins Jr.
August 2 1947 - December 11 2007
Rest in peace we will miss you

Josh Jenkins great father, grandfather, business man, car owner, a friend to all that new him and modifieds biggest supporter. Josh was one of the original members of the Southern Modified Auto Racing Teams (S.M.A.R.T) and served as president of the club many times until 2004, when the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour came about in 2005. Josh was one of the people here in the south that helped with getting southern modifieds connected with the NASCAR.

Josh Jenkins was one great race promoter, when him and C&C Racing Souvenirs incorporated to form C&C Racing promotions,Their first year in 2003 brought the Northern & Southern Modified together to put on one of the biggest and best modified shows this side of the Mason Dixon Line called the North South Shootout. A lot of racers didn't see or know Josh, but he was one of the men behind the scene for the North South Shootout.


Ollie Gray "Josh" Jenkins Jr.

Mr. Ollie Gray "Josh" Jenkins Jr., 60, of Winston-Salem passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007. He was born on Aug. 2, 1947, to Ollie Gray Jenkins Sr. and Helen Boyer Jenkins. Mr. Jenkins was a graduate of Appalachian State University. He was President of Salem Systems Inc. He was the former president of S.M.A.R.T. and a race car owner. He was one of the founders of North-South Shootout Modified race and partner in C&C Racing Souvenirs . Mr. Jenkins was instrumental in getting modified racing sanctioned by NASCAR. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Diane Wiles Jenkins; and his stepfather, Joe Marshall. He is survived by his daughter, Ann Moore and her husband Jeff; two granddaughters, Rachel and Scarlett; his sister, Helen Wyatt and her husband Steve of Winston-Salem; two brothers, David Jenkins and his wife Sylvia of Wallburg and Roney Jenkins and his wife Connie of Winston-Salem; a sister-in-law, Robin Ashley and her husband Terry; a number of nieces and nephews; and a special friend and "sidekick," Bill Boyles; as well as many other special friends in the modified racing family. A graveside service for family and friends will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Crestview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Frank Shumate officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 13, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. The family requests memorials be made to the Rachel and Scarlett Moore Fund in care of BB&T.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations to help with medical cost to:

Ollie Jenkins
3524 Yadkinville Road
PO Box 110
Winston Salem, NC 27106