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Willie Pennington

October 17, 1947 — January 14, 2023

The obituary of Mr. Willie Pennington

      Mr. Willie Pennington departed this life on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at the Pikeville Medical Center,  He was 75 years old.  Willie was born October 17, 1947, in Hyden, KY., the son of the late John Henry Pennington & Dorothy Burkhart Pennington.  Willie was a former coal miner, security guard for Mary Breckinridge ARH Hospital, Hyden, Ky and a deputy sheriff.  He was a devoted member of the Hurts Creek Church of Christ, Hyden, Ky.  Willie was an avid fisherman, enjoyed horseback riding and spending time with his family.  Mr. Willie Ray Pennington was preceded in death by his parents, loving and devoted wife, Kathleen Feltner Pennington, brother, Harold Causey, sister, Evelyn Layne and step-daughter, Linda Sue Bowling.  Mr. Willie Ray Pennington leaves the following relatives surviving: beloved sons, Kenneth Ray Pennington and Mary of Hyden, Ky., Trenton Day of Hyden, Kentucky, step-sons, Roger Bowling & Lisa of Hyden, Ky., Danny Bowling & Charlotte of Hyden, Ky., cherished daughters, Patty Sue Loudy and Martin York of Maryville, Tn., Britteny Farmer and Jason of Berea, Ky., Jadyn Rohr of Hyden, Ky., step-daughter, Thelma Wright and Jeff of Hyden, Ky, & two sisters, Linda Hodge of Parksville, Ky., Barbara Ervin of Omaha, Nebraska, treasured grandchildren, Devin Adams & Tori, Kayla Adams & fiancé, Wes Williams, Nicholas Joseph & Casey Adams, Landen Adams, Elaina Williams, step-grandchildren, Roger B. Bowling, Brandy Kidd, Crystal Wright, Justin Wright, Scottie Bowling, Britteny & Jason Farmer, Chase Hollen, step great grandchildren, Maylee Bowling, Braxton Bowling, Briella Bray, Kiera Jones, Ainsley Jones, Mason Wright Smith, Jaxon Farmer, Trenton Day, Jadyn Rohr & Chloe Hollen along with a host of other relatives and friends.  - You may offer condolences to the family at

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TIME AND PLACE OF SERVICE: 1:00 P.M. - Saturday - January 21, 2022 at the Hurts Creek Church of Christ, Hyden, Ky


TIME AND PLACE OF VISITATION: 12 Noon - Saturday - January 21, 2022 at the church until the funeral hour at 1:00 P.M.

PLACE OF INTERMENT: Merle Maggard Family Cemetery, Yeaddiss, KY.

HONORARY PALLBEARERS: Kenneth Pennington, Devin Adams, Nicholas Joseph, Casey Adams, Scottie Bowling, Chase Hollen & Trenton Day.

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