Jean Robert Kelly Kendall

April 27, 1969 - March 21, 2016

04/27/1969 - 03/21/2016

Past Services

Wednesday March 23, 2016
1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions

Jean Kendall passed away March 21,2016. A loving husband of Karen Rostov Kendall and loving father of Coral Lynn Kendall, died on March 21st He is survived by his mother, Stephani Burt Kendall and his sister, Marcelle Kendall Rowe (David), and nieces Elizabeth Stead (John) and Kendall “Maddy” Rowe; and great-nephew John “Buck” Stead.  Jean was born on April 27, 1969 in La Mirada, CA.  He started college in California and then moved to Lynchburg, VA with his family.  He attended Virginia Tech and graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He joined the Army National Guard and served in an infantry unit.   He is a member of Theta Tau Engineering.  He worked at NAVFAC/MIDLANT at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard.   A celebration of his life will be held at Altmeyer’s Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road on Wednesday, March 23rd at 1 pm.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to FOR KIDS, PO Box 6044, Norfolk, VA 23508 or to your favorite charity. Condolences can be made at

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Renee M. Russell
8 years ago

I pray for Jean’s everlasting life with the Lord and offer my sincere condolences to his family. Jean and I were colleagues for many years at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. I admired his courage in times of distress.

Sharon Schloss
8 years ago

My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I will keep you in my prayers. Sincerely, Sharon Schloss

Ruth Kelly Skeens
8 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. I am Jean’s dad’s first cousin. I will continue to keep all of you in my prayers.

Rosalie Howard
8 years ago

Karen I am deeply sorry to hear about Jean. I am Jeans second cousin, I am Steve’s 1st
cousin. I know this has been a terrible month for your family. I pray that everyone will
stay strong and take it one day at a time. Rosalie Kelly Howard

8 years ago

I only saw you a few times and we didn’t get a chance to speak, I remember the calm about you and choose to remember that now. Rest in Peace my brother

J. Misso
8 years ago

My heart goes out to your family during this difficult time. May the God of all comfort provide your family with strength. (2 Corinthians 1: 3,4)

Katie Nolan
8 years ago

Karen, My heart goes out to you and your family in this challenging time. I pray for peace and comfort in the days ahead. I am deeply sorry for your loss.

Stephen Coghill
8 years ago

Sorry to hear Jean has passed. Had good times in college and fellow fraternity brother. You will be missed.