Jay Kenney

Jay C. Kenney


Jay C. Kenney age 85, passed away unexpectedly at home on August 31, 2013.  He was born October 24, 1927 in Detroit, MI.  He married Jere Lou Morris on December 1, 1951 in Williamston, MI., she passed away September 30, 2012.

Jay attended Albion College and graduated from Michigan State University.  He was an American History Teacher for the Anchor Bay High School for many years.  He also owned and operated the Salt River Marina and Kenney's Marina.  He and Jere enjoyed entertaining on the deck of their Algonac home in the summer months and wintering in Port Charlotte, Fl. with their "Winter Family".

Mr. Kenney is survived by children Kimberly Kenney, Jeb (Denise) Kenney, Jan (John) Kenney-Space, and Melanie (John) Lindsay, grandsons Jeb Kenney Jr., Griffin Kenney, Josh Lindsay, and Dylan Lindsay, sister-in-law Jane Rushford, and many nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by brothers George Kenney and Lee Kenney, nephew Tom Kenney, and a brother-in-law William Rushford.

In keeping with Jay's wishes, there will be no funeral or memorial services.  Arrangements by the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac. 


Funeral Home

Gilbert Funeral Home Inc
1422 Michigan St Algonac, MI 48001
(810) 794-7400

Published in The Times Herald on Sept. 8, 2013