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Charles Pennington

March 27, 1941 — August 26, 2012

Charles Woodrow "Woody" Pennington, 71, of Catlettsburg, died Sunday morning, Aug. 26 at his residence following an extended illness.

Woody was born March 27, 1941, in Denton, a son of the late Charles and Eula Mae Tussey Pennington.

He was retired from AK Steel, was a member of Westwood Church of God and was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Delores Ann McGranahan Pennington, in 2009 and a daughter, Candy Marie Moore.

Surviving are two sons, Donald Edward Baker of Ashland and Daniel Lee Pennington of Greenup; a daughter, Teresa Diane Cumpton of Worthington; three brothers, Jarrel Pennington of Catlettsburg, John Pennington of Westwood and Jim Pennington of Ashland; four sisters, Brenda Pennington of Grayson, Ruby Pennington of Grayson, Gertrude Freholm of Russell and Karyl Rice of Alaska. Woody also leaves behind several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and his six dogs, Muffin, Cashew, Ginger, Bear, Tina and Sheba.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Preston Family Funeral Home in Ashland by Pastor Chris Keeton, with military rites by Ironton VFW Post 8850.

Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Contributions may be sent to a local animal shelter, or flowers will be accepted by the family.

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Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 11:00am

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