YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Rev. Joseph Herman Jennings, 87, of Youngstown transitioned to his Heavenly home on Saturday, March 28, 2020.
Rev. Jennings was born May 8, 1932 in Winding Gulf, West Virginia, a son of Joseph H., Sr. and Ida Red Jennings.
He was a graduate of the West Virginia School System and had attended the School of Dentistry before meeting his beloved wife, Jewel.
He was former pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church and was a member of the Masons.
He loved yardwork, cooking and spending time with his family; especially his grandchildren.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He leaves to mourn his passing but to rejoice in his celestial peace, his wife of over 70 years, the former Jewel Lewis; a daughter, Jacqulyn Arrington of Washington, D.C.; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and numerous family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and several siblings.
Private services will be held for family only.
Arrangements are being handled by the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home, Inc.
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A television tribute will air Wednesday, April 8, at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.