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Hugh Clayton Jennings


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Hugh Clayton Jennings Obituary
HUGH CLAYTON JENNINGS, a long time resident of Upland, CA passed away surrounded by his family at age 83 on November 13, 2015. He was born February 13, 1932, in Hartford, Connecticut. He was predeceased by his wife, Georgia G. Jennings in 1997. Hugh was a draftsman and self taught engineer, working for various defense and aero-space companies over the years. Most notable was his direct involvement with the Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" aircraft where he was instrumental in the installation and maintenance of cameras used on SR-71 reconnaissance missions. His sons enjoyed working on and restoring cars with their Dad, he taught them many valuable lessons over the years. While in the garage, Hugh would help many of the friends that would stop by. He could fix and build just about anything you asked, and truly enjoyed doing so for them. He is survived by his sons, Alan Jennings, Riverside; Brian Jennings, Rancho Cucamonga; and Corey Jennings, Redlands. He is also survived by grandchildren Dustin, Jason, Jeremy, Lauren and Kaitlyn Jennings, Kristina Nace, and great-grandchildren Luke and Julian Jennings, and Joseph Young. He will be remembered privately by his immediate family.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Nov. 21, 2015
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