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Ronald Marvin Pennington Sr., 76, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family.
Born on Nov. 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 U.S. Army. Following his discharge from the military, he worked for 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, N.C., 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; four great-grandchildren; brothers, David Pennington, Frostburg, and Mark Pennington and wife, Renee, Martinsburg, W.Va.; and special nephews, Josh and Chris Pennington.
Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, from 2 to 3 p.m.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. 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 their choice.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 3, 2017
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