Services for Cornelius N. Jenkins Jr., a sports enthusiast and restaurant worker, will be held at noon Friday in Prince of Peace Church of God in Christ, 669 Kensington Ave., after viewing at 11 a.m. Burial will be private.
He died Dec. 11 in his Buffalo home after a short illness. He was 31.
Born in Buffalo, he attended School 38 and McKinley High School. Before becoming ill, he worked as a dishwasher at Salvatore's Italian Gardens.
He enjoyed playing basketball and football and collected team hats and jerseys.
Surviving are his wife, India Johnson; three sons, Oshay Morrow, Jabaree and Marquan, all of Buffalo; his father, Cornelius Sr. of Nevada; and a brother, Tearence of Buffalo.