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December 13, 2013

Rodney M. Jennings

PEACEFUL VALLEY — JENNINGS – Rodney M., 91, Peaceful Valley, died Dec. 12, 2013, at home. Born April 10, 1922, in Ragers Corner, son of the late Edgar and Emily (Rager) Jennings. Preceded in death by sisters, Dola Penrod and Una Galyda. Survived by wife of 72 years, Lena (Fisher); son, Lynn, married to Susan (Wise); grandchildren, Rodney, married to Tambor (Gilpactrick); Debra, married to Greg Schiffhauer; Rodger “Hoss,” married to Susie (Waddell) Swope; and Ryan, married to Lisa (Puchko). Also survived by 10 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Shirley Dixon, Florida.  Rodney was retired from U.S. Steel in Moxham.  He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II when he was held as a POW for 99 days. He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Salix and a member of  St. Michael Post 551 American Legion. He loved hunting and fishing and his cottage at the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hindman Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., 1521 Frankstown Road, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, the  Rev. Don Poole, officiating.  Interment, Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements in care of the Hindman Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., “exclusive provider of veterans and family memorial care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.

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