Hugh Watson Pennington, 74, died February 9, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.
Born in Whitesburg to the late Henry and Dora Caudill Pennington, he was the father of the late Hugh Calvin, and a brother of the late James Earl, Murle, Bobby, and Margie and Mazie Adams.
He was retired as a paint repairman from the Ford Lorain Assembly Plant after 30 years. He enjoyed playing golf and was an avid sports fan of the Kentucky Wildcats, Cleveland Cavaliers, Indians, and Browns.
Surviving are two daughters Regina Tucker and husband Greg of Huron, Oh., and Sherry Shannon and husband Larry of Wakeman, Oh.; a son, Michael Pennington and wife Denise ‘DeeDee’ of Wakeman, Oh.; two grandsons, Greg Pennington, and Christopher Pennington; two granddaughters, Amanda White, and Erica Pennington; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Palmer of Kentucky and Billy of Mississippi; and three sisters, Dorothy Tackett, Pearl Noble, and Linda Hall, all of Kentucky.
Funeral services were held February 13 at Crossroads Baptist Church, in Oberlin, Oh. Burial was in Brookdale Cemetery in Elyria, Ohio.