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Harold "Dean" Jennings, Jr
  • Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 31
    15245 Beechmont Drive
    Doswell, VA 23047

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“Sending love and prayers for the family in the loss of Dean. Terri my friend sending you my sorrow in hearing of your loss. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Beth Jimenez - Bowling Green, VA

“I had the pleasure of working with Dean for most of the years he was with Altria. His quirky humor enlivened our work on the Year 2000 project, and...Read More »
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Lt. Commander Harold (Dean) Jennings, Jr., U. S. Navy (Ret) of Doswell, VA died on February 9 after a long illness.

Dean is survived by Terri, his wife, children Brad & Victoria Jennings, Amanda Davenport (Joseph) and Brooke White (Dantaye) and six grandchildren. His brothers, Stewart (Laila), Joel (Kristi) and one sister, Josie Johannes (Jack) and step-mother Nancy Jennings. Dean was preceded in death by father Harold D. Jennings, Sr., mother Annette DeAhna Jennings, and sister, Patricia Ann Jennings. Dean was loved by his pup Yaki and Mz. Bailie.

Born December 11, 1956, in San Diego, CA, Dean enlisted in the Navy in 1974, serving for 21 years. Dean attended Officer Candidate School and was commissioned in 1983. Dean received his MBA from San Diego State University. He retired from service as a Lieutenant Commander in 1995. After the Navy, Dean worked as a Business Systems Analyst at Altria, in Richmond, VA.

Dean will also be remembered by members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary which he served for over 16 years. His service with the Auxiliary began in October 2001. Dean was a member of FL 37 and FL 31 of Richmond, VA. During the summer months he volunteered with Flotilla 15-2 of Burlington, VT. He spent his life in service to his family, his friends, his community and his country.
In 2010, Dean and Terri sold their home in Caroline County, VA and became what is commonly known as RV "full-timers". Summers were spent in Alaska, Oregon and Vermont and winters in Texas, Arizona and Mississippi. Dean found time for hobbies in kayaking, fishing, genealogy and learning to play the guitar.
Fairwinds and following seas to a man that was an honorable gentleman, a loving husband, father and grandfather and ... READ MORE →