Dinkins- Mr. Gregory Michael “Punkin” Dinkins, age 26, of Macclenny, FL died Friday May 8, 2009. He was born in Jacksonville, FL on May 14, 1982 to Gregory Leon Dinkins and Jerri Lee Milenbaugh. Michael has lived most of his life in Macclenny. He was employed with Safe Line Construction Company. Michael enjoyed hunting, spending time with his family and was always lending a helping hand to anyone in need. He was a Baker County Little League Baseball coach. He is predeceased by his paternal grandmother Ella Jean Dinkins and his maternal grandparents; Pete Milenbaugh and Rosemary Taylor.
Survivors include his wife: Ashley D. Dinkins: his children: Michael Lane Dinkins and Kiersten Elizabeth Dinkins; his parents: Gregory L. and Deanna Dinkins and his mother: Jerri L. Griffin; his brothers: Jason Lee Dinkins, Justin Paul Dinkins and James Colby Dinkins: his paternal grandfather: Nathaniel Dinkins: his mother and father-in-law: Buddy Franks and Lynn Bradley; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday May 13, 2009 at 3:00 pm in the Macclenny Church of God with Pastor Shannon Connor officiating. Interment will follow in Macedonia Cemetery, Macclenny. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Tuesday May 12, 2009 in the church. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. TODD FERREIRA FUNERAL SERVICES 904-259-5700, 250 North Lowder St. Macclenny, FL 32063. Please visit our website at www.ferreirafuneralservices.com to sign the guest registry.