John B. Hennessey, 70, of Madison, passed away March 23, 2018, at Geneva Hospital. He was born April 11, 1947 to James and Marie (nee Keeney) Hennessey, and married his love, Janet Shaffer, in Niagara Falls during the Spring of 1968.
Johnny enlisted in the Army and was a tank pilot while stationed in Germany during the beginning days of the Vietnam War. He retired from Argo Tech (formerly TRW and presently Eaton Corp) at age 49. He worked hard and loved his family, and after retirement he did his own thing, and in his own way. Johnny ran Hennessey Trucking and Deep In Debt Charters. He enjoyed tinkering in the garage and target shooting on his property.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 50 years, Janet; sons, Rodney (Sara) Hennessey, Michael (Jamie) Hennessey; grandchildren, Casey (Joe) Colby, Jaimie, Rodney Jr., Brittany, Michael Jr., Nathan, Hannah, Jacob; great grandchildren, Zackary, Kayla, Conner, Kaiden. He joins his parents; brothers, Sonny, Melvin, Denver, Ray; sisters, Jean, Ruby, and Lil.
Friends may call from 5-7pm Thursday, March 29, 2018 at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River St. Madison OH 44057. A funeral service will follow at 7pm at the funeral home where military honors will be observed.
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