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Jay Robert Jennings II

Jay Jennings, II, 62, Mission, KS passed away June 5, 2017 due to cancer at the St. Luke’s Hospice House.

Jay was the only child of the late Jay R. (“Bob”) Jennings and Nadine Hardesty Jennings. Jay was born in Kansas City, MO on September 23, 1954 and grew up on a farm north of Olathe, KS. After graduating from Culver Military Academy, Culver, IN, Jay attended the University of Kansas and served in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC). After graduating with Bachelor of Science Degree in 1976, he was commissioned an Ensign, United States Navy. Jay served on three submarines and ashore in Naples, Italy before leaving active duty. While a civilian, he continued to serve with the U.S. Navy Reserve and graduated from the Naval War College. He retired with the rank of Commander. In his civilian life, Jay worked for Sonalysts, Inc, in Waterford, CT and San Diego, CA and with DST Systems, Inc. and Quick Delivery in Kansas City, MO area. He also earned a Master of Science Degree from KU and an Associate of Science Degree (Nursing) from Johnson County Community College. As a Registered Nurse, Jay served in the U.S. Merchant Marine and at several hospitals in Virginia and the Kansas City area. From December 2007 to January 2016, he worked on the Gastroenterology Unit at the Kansas University Hospital. He also volunteered for the Health Care Ministry at St. Michael and All Angels Church, Mission, KS and as a harpsichord mover for the Bach Aria Soloists.

Jay is survived by his former step-daughter Amahdya Delkescamp.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, September 23 at St. Michaela and All Angels, 6630 Nall Ave., Mission, IS 66202. A private committal service for his remains will be held at another time. Donations to St. Michaels and All Angels are suggested in lieu of flowers



Posted in Kansas City Obituaries, Obituaries | on Friday, Aug. 18th 2017 | 1 Comment »

One Comment on “Jay Robert Jennings II”

  1. Colleen Brand Says:

    May you rest in peace Jay. We will miss your visits to London. With deepest sympathy from us all.
    Colleen, Rob, Nick and Sophie

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