Harold Gene Jennings
1943 - 2023
Harold Gene Jennings (also known as Whitey to friends) passed away December 24th,2023 at Forsyth Medical center with family at his side.
Harold retired from Duke Power and also worked for Bahnson Mechanical systems completing many contracts for RJ Reynolds. He believed in hard work and held his sons to that same standard. Harold could build or fix anything you needed. He was a classic car enthusiast. He enjoyed drag racing and could be found at the drag strip supporting whichever son was racing that weekend. In his younger years he enjoyed bowling and golf. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 710 in Advance from 1977 until 2010.
He is preceded in death by his wife of over 30 years, Linda Jennings; his mother and father, Martin and Hazel Jennings; three brothers, Billy Joe Jennings, Jimmy Jennings, and Tony Jennings as well as one sister, Anne Jennings. He is survived by sons, Harold Gene Jennings Jr. (wife, Stacey Gentry Jennings), Jeffrey Jennings (wife, Tiffany Russ Jennings) and a step son, Brian Nance (wife, Tracy Nance) whom Harold raised as his own. He is also survived by two brothers, Paul Jennings, Eddie Jennings; sister, Susie Martin and a special sister in law, Linda Jennings. Harold had 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
To honor Harold’s memory, in lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the Shriners Children’s Hospital.