John Robert Jensen, age 62 of Puryear, TN, died Thursday, June 3, 2021, at his residence.
He worked for 35 years for Com-Ed in Illinois, starting as a lineman, and then moved up to supervisor and crew leader. He retired in 2019 and moved to Henry County. John was an avid hunter who enjoyed the outdoors. He was a member of Paris Community Bible Church.
John was born May 14, 1959, in Joilet, IL, to the late Robert R. Jensen and the late Helen A. Zajao Jensen.
He was married May 7, 2008, to Wanda L. Morris Jensen, who survives, of Puryear, TN.
Along with his wife, he is also survived by two daughters, Kristin (Joe) Menzione of Lombard, IL, and Hunter Jensen of Joilet, IL; one son, Travis Jensen of Joilet, IL,; two sisters, Lynn Schwabb and Patricia Beaudry; two brothers, James Jensen and Richard Jensen; two grandchildren, Tessa Menzione and Joey Menzione; and best friend, Ricky Thayer.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. Visitation will be Saturday, June 5, 2021, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the funeral service to begin at 4:00 pm at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Roger Wallace officiating.
Cremation will follow the service.
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