2007-02-24 / Obituaries

James "J.J." Joseph Jennie II

James "J.J." Joseph Jennie II, age 71, of Buckeye Lake, died Thursday, February 16, 2007, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born May 8, 1935, in Cincinnati to the late James J. Sr. and Melba (Leyshon) Jennie.

J.J. was active with Special Olympics and Ohio high school swimming for years. He was a member of the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club and the Buckeye Lake Fraternal Order of Eagles. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends, especially those at the Sunset Inn, Lancers and Olde Summit Towne. He will be fondly remembered as "Santa."

He leaves behind his two sons, Jay and Scott; three grandchildren, Rebekah, Megan and Scotty; and two daughter-inlaws, Mary and Betsy.

There will be no calling hours or services. The family requests donations to a worthy charity in his name.

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