Harold Lee “Chip” Jenison, of Sebastian, Obituary

Harold Lee Jenison
Harold Lee Jenison

Harold Lee “Chip” Jenison, 73, of Sebastian FL, was born in Toledo, OH, on May 03, 1947, knocked on Heaven’s door on January 13, 2021.

He is survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Lee Ann Jenison, daughter Mary Flores, grandchildren Brooke and Carson Streicher. He is also missed by his two cats Grey, and Louie.

He was preceded in death by his parents Harold R. Jenison and Barbara Jenison Ranville and Sister Patricia Jenison, and his first wife of 22 years, Christine McPhillips Jenison.

Upon graduating from Whitmer High School in 1966, Chip enlisted in the USMC where he proudly served with the 3rd Marine Division 9th Battalion in Con Thien Vietnam during some of the most heated battles of the Vietnam War. He was awarded numerous medals. He was Honorably Discharged in June of 1968. Chip worked as a Millwright for Detroit Edison for 31 years before retiring to Sebastian, FL. in 2002.

Chip was a member of the Sebastian Italian American club, FOE Aerie 4067, Orioles Nest 292, DAV, American Legion Post 189, where he served on the Sebastian River Area Honor Guard for 13 years. He was also a lifetime member of the VFW Post 10210.

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His family is grateful to Hospice of Health First, Palm Bay Regional Hospital, for their care and compassion at a difficult time.


He will be sent off by his fellow Honor Guard brothers and sisters on February 13, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at the American Legion Post 189.  

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Charles L. Futch Post 189, 807 Louisiana Ave, in Sebastian, FL. 32958 ATTN Post Commander. Memo Harold Jenison. Hospice of Health First, 1350 South Hickory ST. Melbourne FL. 32901, Memo Harold Jenison. 

Anyone wishing to send the family a message or share a story is asked to visit Harold “Chip” Jenison at https://www.seawindsfh.com.

To send a flower arrangement to the family of Harold Lee “Chip” Jenison, please visit the Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory Sympathy Store.

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