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Denver Pennington

November 25, 1935 — December 21, 2022

Mr. Denver Pennington, born November 25, 1935 at Smilax, Kentucky the son of the late Lee Pennington and Ollie Joseph Pennington. Denver passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at the Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Kentucky. He was 87 years old. Denver was a life long resident of Leslie County. By occupation he was a coal miner. Denver was founder and a faithful member of the Greasy Creek Full Gospel Church at Hoskinston, Kentucky. Denver enjoyed gardening, fishing, was an avid UK fan & Cincinnati Reds fan. 

Denver was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Lee & Ollie Joseph Pennington, five brothers, Elisha, Hamp, George, Homer & Elmer Pennington and two sisters, Eva Mosley & Shirley Pennington. He leaves the following relatives surviving; his loving & devoted wife of 61 years, Margaret Howard Pennington, Hoskinston, KY, four cherished sons, David Pennington & Stella, Big Creek, KY, James Pennington & Norma, Hoskinston, KY, Steven Pennington & Wayna, Hoskinston, KY & Dennis Pennington, Hoskinston, KY, one cherished daughter, Geneva Stidham & Ted, Russell County, KY, one sister, Rosemary Pennington, Dayton, OH, 9 treasured grandchildren, Rebecca Sandlin, Mary Ogle, Brian Pennington, Stephanie Pittman, Joanna Whitehead, Tyler Pennington, Tamara Brock, Josh Stidham & Shelbie Robinson & five treasured great grandchildren, Kasey Roberts, Raylan Pennington, Adleigh Smith, Kaiden Roark & Alexis Pittman. Also a host of treasured nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives & friends survive.


Funeral: Thursday, December 29, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home, Hyden, KY.

Ministers: Geoffery Roberts, Ralph Brown, Rick Baker & Allen Coots

Interment: Howard Family Cemetery, Hoskinston, KY.

Pallbearers: Kenneth Pennington, Otis Pennington, Brian Pennington, Lloyd Wayne Roark Jonathan Roark, Davie Brock, Robert Pittman, Rick Sandlin, Joseph Morgan & Jacob Pennington

Visitation: Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at 5:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home Chapel

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