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Ronald Pennington, Sr.

November 24, 1941 — December 2, 2017

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Ronald Marvin Pennington, Sr, 76, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family.

Born on November 24, 1941, in Frostburg, he was the son of the late Marvin A. and Mildred H. (Winters) Pennington.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Justin Seymour.

Mr. Pennington was a Vietnam Veteran, having served in the United States Army.  Following his discharge from the military, he worked for the Kelly Springfield Tire Company.   He loved to garden and give away the vegetables he grew.

Surviving are his wife, Sarah Jane (Delaney) Pennington, with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 20, 2017; daughters, Jennifer Huffman and husband Todd, Hickory, NC, and Robin Hildebrand and husband Randy, Baltimore; sons, Ronald Pennington, Jr. and wife Darlene, Frostburg, Philip Pennington and wife Laura, Frederick and Scott Pennington and Tricia Gates, Cumberland; grandchildren, Monica, Nate, Katy and Scott Pennington, Anna Hershman, Randi Seymour and Angel Pitcher; 4 great-grandchildren,  brothers, David Pennington, Frostburg and Mark Pennington and wife Renee, Martinsburg; and special nephews, Josh and Chris Pennington.

Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave, Frostburg, Md, on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, from 2-3 pm.

A memorial service will be held at 3 pm with the Rev. Dwayne Hay officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Ronald’s name be made to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607, or the charity of your choice.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Shriner's Childrens Fund
2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607, AL

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