Ben Pennington was born October 5, 1946 in Leslie County Kentucky. He was the son of the late Elhannon Pennington and Flora Boggs Pennington. He was united in marriage to Alice Day Pennington who survives of London, Kentucky. He is also survived by his daughter, Flora Smith and husband Allen of Barbourville, Kentucky; nine siblings, Alice Turner, Recie Pennington and Albert Pennington, all of Yeaddiss, Kentucky, Elizabeth Joseph and Finley Pennington both of Wooten, Kentucky, Hettie Langdon of Hyden, Kentucky, Mallie Pennington of Cutshin, Kentucky, Elisha Pennington of Hazard, Kentucky and Willie Bill Pennington of Leatherwood, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Makayla Smith (Austin Gray) and Brandon Smith (Becky Hensley); two great-grandchildren, plus a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by seven siblings, Stella Johnson, Columbus Pennington, Junior Pennington, Marie Lewis, Ray Pennington, Loretta Lewis, and Annalee Caldwell.
Ben was a coal miner and a member of Mount Moriah Church.
Ben Pennington departed this life Monday, October 10, 2022 being 76 years, and 5 days of age.
Funeral services Ben Pennington will be conducted at 3:00 pm Friday in the Bowling Funeral Home Chapel with Jamie Krahenbuhl officiating. Burial will follow in East Colony Cemetery in London, Kentucky.
The family of Ben Pennington will receive friends at Bowling Funeral Home Friday beginning at 11:00 am until the funeral hour of 3:00 pm.
You may send your condolences to the family @dwaynewalkerfuneralhome.com