Michael Wayne

October 30, 1953 ~ March 5, 2022

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Michael Wayne “Pete” Jennings, 68, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away March 5, 2022. He was born October 30, 1953 in Owensboro, to Virgil “Tommy” and Dorothy Colene McKinney Jennings. Pete retired from Glenmore after 40 years of working on the assembly line. He enjoys playing pool, karaoke, cards, fishing, camping, hunting, and dancing. Pete was the life of the party and loved to entertain.

He is preceded in death by his sister, Judy Jennings.

Along with his parents, Pete is survived by his son, Tyler Wayne Jennings; his grandson, Ari Jennings, who is his pride and joy; and his siblings, Paul Jennings and Kay Jennings.

Services will be 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory.

Charitable donations may be made payable to the VFW Post 696, 311 W. Veteran Blvd., Owensboro, Kentucky 42301. Envelopes will be availble at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Jennings.  Share your messages of condolence with the family of Michael Wayne “Pete” Jennings and sign his virtual guestbook by going to www.haleymcginnis.com

Services

Visitation: March 10, 2022 9:00 am - March 10, 2022 1:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


https://www.haleymcginnis.com

Service: March 10, 2022 1:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


https://www.haleymcginnis.com

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  1. Hi Pete,
    Although we haven’t seen each other in a long time, I want to Thank you again for welcoming me back home a few years ago. We had fun dancing & I really enjoyed your beautiful singing! Remember the “Boxer” statue you gave me? Well every time I look at it I think of you, which is quite often. Thanks for your sincere friendship! I will truly miss the gentleman you are!

  2. Kenneth robb: me n pete goes back 30yrs we definitely lost a great person. U will b missed by many . Rip brother

  3. To the family and friends of Pete, you have my sincere condolences. I paried, danced, sang with and argued with Pete many times over the last 15 years. Pete was his own person and in today’s world that was refreshing. Rest in peace Pete. You will be truly missed.

  4. You will truly be missed my friend!!! And you always were the life of the party made every one laugh!!! Miss and love you my friend this world will never be the same with out you RIP my friend

  5. God bless you Petie. So hard to believe you are gone. I guess you’ll be singing with the angels now. We had some great times. I always cared about you. You knew that. Maybe Arie and Raelyn will meet one day and talk about us like we did them. Love and Hugs. Tyler and family I am so sorry. Marla

  6. Mike was a year behind me from years at Eastern Junior High and OHS. Super nice guy. His brother Paul was a good friend. Praying for your family.

    Gaye Reynolds Mercer

  7. sending prayers to Tyler, Arie, Paul and Kay. it’s been awhile since we had seen each other but we did communicate every now and again – he was very proud of his new grandson! Rest in peace, Pete!

  8. Petie : U were a big TeddyBear” a kind hearted soul and a big smile. U our among the angels now ! My thoughts/prayers r with u an your family. God Bless u Petie/Family.You will be truly missed.Thanks for being my friend!!Luv U.

  9. I knew Mike at school. He was a really nice guy. I know his family and friends will miss him.

  10. One of the kindest men i was fortunate to meet. He taught me how to play pool in my early 20s. Always had a smile on his face

  11. I worked with Pete for 40 years at Glenmore. He and I played a lot of golf together. He was truly a good friend. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  12. I worked with Pete for 40 years at Glenmore. He and I played a lot of golf together. He was truly a good friend. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  13. Both my husband & I worked with Pete at Glenmore Distillery for those 40 years he was there. We knew his father (Walter) from Glenmore as well. We are so sorry for the entire families loss. May you keep yourselves at peace with the wonderful memories you’ve made, close in heart. May he RIP.
    Larry & Linda Goetz

  14. From our family to yours, our condolences. Michael’s son Tyler is one of the finest men I know. Our best to your family during this season of grief.
    -Gene Detherage & Kiara Gabbard

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