Chief Richard Jennison

JENNISON, Chief Richard Albert, 82, of Wheeling, died Friday, April 26, 2013, at home. He was born December 1, 1930 in Wiloughby, Ohio, the son of the late Chester and Beaulah Center Jennison.

He was a retired electrical engineer for 20 years with the US Navy and a Protestant by faith.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother Kenneth and a sister Alice Earle.

Surviving are his wife, Mary LaCross Jennison, five sons, Richard, William, Charles, Bryan and Joseph; seven daughters, Doris Mae, Marlene, Joy, Renee, Dawn, Breanna and Amanda; a brother, Gerome Jennison; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and special friends, Karl and Jessica Kondrach.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, from 11 a.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 1308 Chapline Street, Wheeling 304-232-5110. Reverend James Kelley officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Military services will conclude his service.

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