Timothy Earl Jennette, 53, of Buxton, died Sunday, October 14, 2012 at his residence. Tim was the owner of Jennette Construction. He was a skilled, hands on craftsman who loved the challenge of completing ambitious projects. He was the grandson of the last principal keeper of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. He was proud of his island heritage, and loved the company of his family and friends. Tim loved high adventure. He was an accomplished surfer and standout wrestler at Cape Hatteras High School. Left to cherish his memory is his sister, Terry Jennette Ponton and husband, John of Avon; beloved nieces, Sarah Ponton of SanDiego, CA and Susan Ponton of Portland, OR. Tim was predeceased by his parents, Rany Brooks Jennette and Josephine Miller Jennette, and a younger brother, Kil Lee Jennette. He will be dearly missed by his many friends.
A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at Buxton United Methodist Church on Friday, October 19, 2012 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Ken Davenport officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Buxton United Methodist Church Building/Memorial Fund, POB 672, Buxton, NC 27920.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences