Carl Pennington, age 83 of Guysville, Ohio,passed away Wednesday evening, Oct. 4, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born Feb. 27, 1934 in Rowan Co., KY, he was the son of the late John & Emma Crum Pennington. He has been a resident of Guysville since 1964.
He was employed in construction in Columbus and Dayton and retired after 24 years of service from the Athens Mental Health Center, where he worked as a plumber. He was passionate about farming, his cattle and was an avid antique tractor collector. He was a member of the South Logan Church of Christ. He and his wife have been foster parents for over 36 years.
Carl is survived by his wife of 62 years, Beulah "Louise" Whitt Pennington; three daughters, Barbara Sue (Roger) Delong, Brenda Kay Whitt, and Carol Jean (Rick) Sams; six sons, Fred Carl (Leona Ann) Pennington, Glen David (Tammy) Pennington, Anthony Wayne (Diane) Pennington, Eddie Ray (Wanda) Pennington, Jason Dwayne (Christie) Pennington and Johnathan Kyle (Kari Elizabeth) Pennington, all of Ohio; twenty eight grandchildren; and twenty eight great grandchildren.
Besides his parents he is preceded in death by five sisters; and seven brothers. Funeral service will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Jagers & Sons Funeral Home, Athens, OH officiated by Jason Hoelflick, Minister. Burial will be in the Pennington Family Cemetery, on the family farm in Guysville, OH. Friends may call Saturday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Please share a memory, a note of condolence, or sign the online register book at www.jagersfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 5, 2017