Funeral services for Bobby P. Pennington, 75, were held February 6 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the R.B. Caudill Cemetery at Whitco.
A son of the late Henry and Dora Caudill Pennington, he was born in Letcher County. He died February 3 at his home in Whitesburg.
He was married to the late Della Howard Pennington, and after her death married Madonna Morris Pennington, who survives him. He was the father of the late Gregory Pennington, and a brother of the late Joseph Murphey, Merrill Pennington, James Earl Pennington, and Margie Adams.
Pennington was the former owner and operator of Pennington Electric. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Cram Creek Pentecostal Church, and an honorary Kentucky Colonel.
In addition to serving as a city councilman in Whitesburg for 18 years, he was a volunteer member of the Whitesburg Fire Department.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, James Pennington and wife Debbie, Whitesburg, and David Pennington and wife Tanis, Sandlick; three daughters, Kim Lucas and husband Tim, Sandlick; Mandi Parker and husband Owen, Whitco; and Sandy Morris, Whitesburg; three brothers, Hugh Pennington, Ohio; Billy Pennington, Mississippi; and Palmer Pennington, Kentucky; and four sisters, Dorthy Tacket, Mazie Adams, Pearl Noble, and Linda Hall, all of Whitesburg.
He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Brandon Pennington, Canaan Pennington, Brant Pennington, Brandi Pennington, Kelli Lucas, Kaci Lucas, Kati Parker, and Belle Barker, and five greatgrandchildren, Karlee Pennington, Layton Pease, Conner Pease, Addison Allman, and Caleb Allman.