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People in the world of sports inspire us in their pursuit of excellence. The death of an athlete or coach can conjure memories of their past accomplishments and create a collective sense of loss and nostalgia. This memorial site was created to honor and remember athletes, coaches and managers from a wide variety of sports, as well as the journalists and broadcasters who have celebrated their achievements.
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Remembering the life, death and sports legacy of Jefferson Hennessy Sr.

Memorial services for Jefferson T. Hennessy,Sr., age 85 will be held at David Funeral Home at 316 Youngsville Hwy in Lafayette Saturday March 28, 2015 at 3:00PM. Visitation will begin at 2:00PM Saturday March 28, 2015 in the funeral home. "Coach" Jeff Hennessy, the former Distinguished Professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, died at the age of 85 in Lafayette, Louisiana, on March 24 following an extended illness. He was renowned internationally as the "father" of the sport of...
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