Obituary for William Wayne Jennings | Lotz Funeral Home Vinton Chapel
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William Wayne Jennings

November 22, 1946 ~ September 4, 2018 (age 71)
William Wayne Jennings (Billy), 71, of Blue Ridge, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Billy was very loving, kind and compassionate with a big heart. He was a wonderful and caring husband to his wife and will be sadly and greatly missed by everyone who had the pleasure to know him. He was predeceased by his parents, Nicholas Watkins Jennings and Pearl Jennings Layman; brother, Shirl Jennings; sister, Mary Platt, and brother-in-law, Ronald D. Gross of Virginia Beach.

Surviving family includes his wife, Gloria Lucille Jennings; step-son, William Richard Gross (Ricky) and wife, Vickie of Blue Ridge; granddaughter, Brandi Nicole Pitts and husband, Jared of Woodbridge; sisters, Dorothy Shelburne, of Vinton, Martha Lang (Frank) of Vinton, and Kathy Hall (Claude) of Stuart; brother, Nicholas Jennings of Ohio; brother-in-law, Kenneth E. Gross (Betty) of Blue Ridge; sisters-in-law, Judy G. Pinkston (Thom) of Chesapeake and Barbara Gross of Virginia Beach and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Lotz Funeral Home Chapel in Vinton with Dr. Phillip Ayers, pastor of Glade Creek Baptist Church in Blue Ridge, officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, September 7, 2018 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Online condolences and a live web-cast of the service may be found at
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