TENNERTON — Harold Jennings Zickefoose, 86, of Buckhannon, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 11, 2013.
He was born June 11, 1926 in Alton, a son of the late Stark and Treva Hunt Zickefoose. He was happily married for 60 years to Margaret “Chub” Phipps Zickefoose.
They were married on Jan. 11, 1947 and she passed away on Sept. 3, 2007. Also preceding him in death are son, Ricky W. Zickefoose; daughter, Carol Joyce Zickefoose; and brother, Kelcel V. Zickefoose.
Jennings is survived by one daughter, Shelia K. Gordon of Buckhannon; daughter-in-law, Jeanne Zickefoose of Buckhannon; granddaughter, Kelley Heilman and husband Ryan of Bethesda, Md.; grandson, Dustin Zickefoose of Buckhannon; grandson, C.J. Gordon of Buckhannon; great-granddaughter, Piper Elyn Zickefoose; great- grandson, Alexander Thomas Heilman; sister, Virginia Harmon and husband Delmar of Warren, Ohio and friend, Thomas “Tommy” Reed of Buckhannon; several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Zickefoose served in The U.S. Army during World War II. He was previously employed by Reynolds Bus Lines, Woody Lumber Company, Ralph Harper Lumber Company and Number One Auto Sales. He enjoyed gardening and loved evening visits from family and friends.
A special thanks to the staff at Holbrook’s Nursing home for their overwhelming support and ability to enjoy Jennings’ sense of humor.
Friends and family will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the
Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2013 with Rev. Donald Butcher officiating. Burial will follow in the Indian Camp Cemetery. The VFW Post 3663, American Legion Post 7 and the DAV Chapters 5 and 36 will provide military funeral honors.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblyn.com. The Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel of Buckhannon is in charge of the arrangements.