Robert D. Jennings, 93, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital surrounded by his loving family. A visitation will be Tuesday, May 9, at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories from 10 a.m. to noon. Funeral services will immediately follow. A committal service will be at Cedar Memorial Park Mausoleum, where military rites will be accorded.
Robert was born Jan. 10, 1924, in Redding, Iowa, the son of Thomas and Ruby (Combs) Jennings. He married Dorothy in 1947; they shared many years together until her passing in 2006. In 2008, he married Shirley Gould. He retired from Northwestern Bell. He enjoyed his lake home in Minnesota with family.
Bob was a loyal Hawkeye fan, enjoyed fishing, traveling and reading the newspaper. And above all else, he had a great sense of humor and loved spending time with his family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and loving wife, Dorothy.
Left to cherish Robert's memories are his wife, Shirley; his daughters, Carol (Rick) Garrett, Diane Stone and Nancy (Darlene) Jennings; grandchildren, David (Amy) Garrett, Thomas (Kari) Garrett and Andrew Jennings; and great-grandchildren, Abby and Michael Garrett.
In lieu of flowers, the family has respectfully requested any memorial contributions be made to Meals on Wheels or St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under Obituaries.