August 11, 1961 – June 26, 2018
Charles “Chuck” Jennings, 56, Kansas City, MO passed away June 26, 2018.
Visitation is Monday, July 2nd from 5:30 to 8:00 PM (Rosary at 5:00) at McGilley Antioch Chapel, 3325 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City, MO. Funeral Service is Tuesday, July 3rd at 10:00 AM at St James Catholic Church, 309 S.Stewart Road, Liberty, MO 64068. Following cremation, Chuck will reside in the arms of his loving family.
Chuck was an avid tennis player, starting in his teenage years and continuing for his entire life. He played for enjoyment and exercise and in many club tournaments. He also loved traveling, especially with his family. They loved hiking in the mountains of Colorado and going to most any beach, the warmer the climate, the better. Chuck liked restful beach vacations, but everybody else forced him into activities!
Chuck was preceded in death by his father Wesley Jennings. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Jennings; children, Kari (Eric) Allen, Nikki Jennings, Daniel Jennings, and Jennifer Jennings; mother, Rosemary Champagne Jennings; sisters, Diana (Robert) Buzerak, Patty (Alec) Morton, Gerri (John) Santos, Mary (Richard) Dolginow and Judy (Dave) Tschirhart.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to one the charities listed below, or to an educational fund set up for the children at: gofundme.com/jennings-kid039s-education-fund
- Kathy Jennings, Wife
- Kari (Eric) Allen, Daughter
- Nikki Jennings, Daughter
- Daniel Jennings, Son
- Jennifer Jennings, Daughter
- Rosemary Champagne Jennings, Mother
- Diane (Robert) Buzerak, Sister
- Patty (Alec) Morton, Sister
- Gerri (John) Santos, Sister
- Mary (Richard) Dolginow, Sister
- Judy (Dave) Tschirhart, Sister
- Daniel Jennings, Pallbearer
- Jason Morton, Pallbearer
- Keith Woolery, Pallbearer
- Eric Allen, Pallbearer
- Dustin Dolginow, Pallbearer
- Joseph Dolginow, Pallbearer
- David Dolginow, Pallbearer
- Education Fund for the Jennings Children
- KC Pet Project
- Salvation Army
- Catholic Charities
- Boy's Town
- Wounded Warrior
- Arbor Day
- Rosary Monday, July 2, 2018
- Visitation Monday, July 2, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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Denise Freese Johnson
July 5, 2018
R.I.P., "Fireworks Chuck". You'll always be fondly remembered by your neighbors in Northbrook. We could always count on you to supply us with an awesome display of celebratory explosions on the 4th of July. One year, I remember, there was a friendly back and forth rivalry between the Pletchers and Jennings, each taking turns to try and outdo the other with the biggest/best fireworks. The oohs and ahhs, I still hear them. We all miss you terribly and wished you didn't go so soon but what an honor it is to have known you and that we still get to love on your family.
June 28, 2018
With great sadness and wonderful memories of Chuck,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
June 27, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of Chuck's passing. I pray that you find peace during this difficult time.