Jerry Hennesy, 64, of Cypress passed away at 8:20 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.
Jerry was born October 8, 1951 in Johnson County. He had previously worked for B & O Railroad and also worked 25 years as a truck driver for Commercial Transport. Jerry was a member of the Teamsters Local 236 in Paducah, he was an avid outdoorsman, he loved to hunt and fish.
He is survived by his wife Sharon; one son, Darin Hennesy of New Burnside; one daughter, Tamala Chamness and husband, David of Cobden; four grandchildren, Ashlea and Emilee Chamness of Cobden, Addison and Cadence Hennesy of Cypress; two sisters, Viola Penrod of Vienna and Virginia Martin of Metropolis; numerous nieces nephews and friends.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, William Earl and Edith Mae Grant Hennesy; one brother, Curtis Hennesy; one sister, Janet Norris.
Memorial services for Mr. Jerry Hennesy will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2016 at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak. Rev. Dean West will be officiating. Visitation will be Monday morning from 10a.m. until the service hour of 1p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Foundation, envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.