James R. Tenney
James R. “Jim” Tenney, 61, of North Webster, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at his residence.
Jim was born on Oct. 11, 1961, in Warsaw, the son of Robert Tenney and Christine Anderson.
He was a graduate of Warsaw Community High School class of 1980, where he was an avid sports player for the Tigers.
His family and friends knew him as Papaw Jim, who was a sports encyclopedia and always had the ESPN highlights on. He also enjoyed live music and was a “gearhead” who loved all things automotive. Papaw Jim loved his grandchildren and thoroughly enjoyed being with his family.
Jim will be lovingly remembered by his children, Chandler (Ashley) Tenney, Syracuse, Brittney (Brent) White, Leesburg, and Chase (Tara Creighton) Tenney, Winona Lake; his stepmother, Georgia Tenney, Pierceton; a brother, Richard (Shannon) Tenney, Fort Wayne; and sisters, Leslie (Troy) Stapleton, Leesburg, and Jeanene (Brian) Walls, North Webster; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in passing by his father, Robert G. “Bob” Tenney, on Jan. 13, 2022, and his mother, Christine (Sellers) Anderson on March 15, 2013.
A visitation with family and friends will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels – Pierceton, 105 First St., Pierceton, IN, 46562. Funeral services in celebration of Jim’s life will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 16, in the funeral chapel with Pastor Dennis Judy officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery at a later date.
The family kindly requests the memorial donations to North Webster Food Pantry, 102 S Morton St., North Webster, IN 46555.
To sign the guestbook or send a condolence to the family please visit www.mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com.