Gregory Worth Jennings

January 20, 1965 - August 2, 2017

01/20/1965 - 08/02/2017

Past Services

Sunday August 06, 2017
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel
929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-3311 | Directions
Monday August 07, 2017
Chesapeake Memorial Gardens
524 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322
757-547-9511 | Directions
Monday August 07, 2017
2:00 pm
Great Bridge Baptist Church
640 S. Battlefield Blvd.
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Gregory Worth Jennings, 52, passed away August 2, 2017.  Greg was born on January 20, 1965 to Beth Hackworth Jennings and the late Cecil W. Jennings.  Greg faithfully served the Chesapeake Public School system for 29 years.  He began his teaching and coaching career at Deep Creek High School.  Greg then returned to his alma mater, Great Bridge High School, to become a teacher, baseball coach and eventually the school’s athletic director.
Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Beth Jennings; siblings, Cecilia “Cissy” Jennings Zaharia and her husband, George, and Cecil W. Jennings II and his wife Sherry and nieces and nephew ,who truly loved him,  Brittany and Hailee Jennings and Hannah and Caleb Zaharia.
The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake on Sunday August 6, 2017 from 4pm until 6pm.  A celebration of Greg’s life will be held on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 2pm at Great Bridge Baptist Church, 640 S. Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23322.  The family invites you to join them following the services at the home of Cecil and Sherry Jennings.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gregory W. Jennings Athletic Scholarship c/o Towne Bank, 137 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23322 Attn: Karen Gowne.  This scholarship will be given to a student athlete that has demonstrated academic excellence and displays the qualities and characteristics of a true Wildcat.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Tiffany Manning Byrum
6 years ago

To the Jennings Family,
My heart goes out to your entire family. May all of your memories of Greg bring happy moments back into your hearts .

Mitch Henry
6 years ago

Rest in peace brother. Till we meet again.

Ed Welliver
6 years ago

My old buddy and colleague…can’t believe you left us so soon. I’ll miss you and know the Lord will be with you and you with him. You get the sports up there running right and we all will win! Love you my friend! Your family and all of us who knew you will miss you! God speed Moo Moo!

Andrea Crooks
6 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. May the Lord give you peace, strength, and comfort.
Herbert and Peggy Ruffin, Andrea, Amy, and Herb

Andrew Rankin
6 years ago

My condolences to the Jennings family. Greg , as AD of Great Bridge H.S., was a very good customer as I handled many of the awards programs for him. He was also a friend as I worked with him for many years. Blessings to the family. Andy Rankin

Ann Everton
6 years ago

Beth, Sending prayers to you and your family…

Carroll & Jennifer Hughes
6 years ago

Dear Beth and family, we were so very saddened to hear of your
loss of Greg. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Carroll & Jennifer Hughes.

John C Fudala
6 years ago

To the entire Jennings family. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Greg. He will be missed by all. John C Fudala and family.

The Woods Family
6 years ago

We are truly sorry for your loss. He was a great man, one who made you so proud. His legacy will live on in all the lives he’s touched – he will be missed by so many. Sending you all love and praying for you.

Zac Covington
6 years ago

Jennings was a good to the core guy who touched many lives including my own. He was an inspirational coach, teacher, mentor and friend to me over the years and I’ll always cherish the good times we had together. The world lost a great man and I’m appreciative to have known him.