Nipomo, Calif., farrier James R. Jennings passed away Oct. 22, 2017. He was 87.

After serving in the Army, Jennings had a long farrier career, with more than 53 years of horseshoeing experience.

A memorial service will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at the Santa Maria Elks Lodge. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dignity Health Hospice.