Richard James Jennings

Richard James Jennings

August 5, 1953 – July 31, 2018

Richard Jennings, age 64, passed away in the arms of his family on July 31, 2018, in Omaha, Nebraska.  He was born August 5, 1953 to DuVeen and Richard Jennings, in Red Oak, Iowa.

Richard was a beloved artist, photographer, rock collector, Halloween yard-display enthusiast, and a Stephens & Smith employee. He was also a beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and son.

Richard is survived by his wife of 39 years and 10 months, Mary Jennings and their cat, Monkey; his daughter, Sara Parks and her husband, Josh; grandchildren, Dax Graves and Sophie Parks.   He is also survived by his brother, Ron Jennings and his wife, Teresa and their children: Brandi Wells, Justin Schroder, and Katie Jennings Sickels; his brother, Don Jennings and wife Trish and their children: Lori Jennings, Carlson and Whitney and Shyler and Sarah Olsen; his niece, Annmarie Sully (who was like a daughter) and her husband Colin and their children: Cassandra, Trevor, and Conway.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: Saturday, August 5th, 2:00 p.m. at the West Center Chapel.  Memorials will be directed by the family.



  • Mary Erskins Mathis Posted August 6, 2018 7:26 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss Mary.

  • Cindy (Jennings)Carter Posted August 6, 2018 8:54 pm

    I’m sorry to hear of Richard’s passing. My sympathies to all of your family.

  • Kenneth Malley Posted August 12, 2018 9:36 pm

    Good friend through school and after !!

  • Janet Malley Posted August 12, 2018 10:57 pm

    Sorry about your loss. Dick and his family were so helpful to us growing up. Prayers for you all.

  • Rhonda Hafner Posted June 28, 2021 7:38 pm

    Iam Sorry Sorry for your Great loss Mary and Sara and Family. Dick was a Wonderful man. So Intelligent just heard about his Passing. I Remember him being a great guy. Mary my name use to be Rhonda Evans Dewitt. Jack Evans and Bruce Evans Sister. I’m So Very Very sorry about this. Lost my Brother Iost my Brother Bruce 2 yrs. This July. My Thoughts and Prayers are with you all..So Sorry. You guy’s were such good friends to us. He will be missed Dearly 😢

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