Richard Hennessy(1945 - 2013)

Richard C. Hennessy


Richard C. Hennessy, 67 died at his home on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 1 pm until a 2 pm memorial service with military honors at Breeland Funeral Home in Canton, Mississippi.

Mr. Hennessy was retired from the military, with honors including the Navel Air Medal. Richard served in the U. S. Navy in Vietnam and in the U. S. Army in Iraq.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard C. Hennessy and sisters, Madeleine Hennessy and Mary Hennessy Blum.

Survivors include: wife Joelyn Hennessy; his mother, Doris M. Hennessy of Cape Neddick, Maine; daughter, Samantha Hennessy; brother, James Hennessy; and sister, Doris Blaisdell, grandchildren, Justin Hennessy, Zahra Simmons, and London Simmons.

An online guestbook is available at



Funeral Home

Breeland Funeral Home
3304 South Liberty Street Canton, MS 39046

Published in Clarion Ledger on May 19, 2013