Mr. Donald "Coach" Jennings

1939-2019

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Mr. Donald Earl "Coach" Jennings, 80 of Eleanor passed away November 16, 2019 at home.
Coach was retired from Putnam County Schools where he coached football at Poca High School and Buffalo High School.  He served as the head coach when Poca won the 1977 State Football Championship.  He is also a member of David and Elkins College Hall of Fame.
He is preceded in death by his parents Hervy and Betty Jennings.
He is survived by his children Mark Jennings, Kent Jennings and Julie Billhiemer; brothers Hervy William Jennings and Jonathan Jennings and sister Barbara Mallow; 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
A tribute to the life of Coach Jennings will be 1:00 PM Tuesday November 19, 2019 at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel with Paul David Turley and Jeff Arthur officiating.  Burial will follow in Haven of Rest Memory Gardens, Red House.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the Attison McClanahan Scholarship Fund, PO Box 100 Poca, WV 25159.