Guilford Pennington, 85

Guilford E. Pennington, 85, North Manchester, passed away on Sept. 9 at 11:15 a.m., at his place of residence. He was born to Kenneth Rexford and Ruth Olive (Boucher) Pennington in Commodore, Pa., on March 24, 1928.

He married Patricia Crawford; she survives. He is also survived by three sons, Gary (Jackie) Pennington, Blacksburg, S.C., Rex (Rhonda) Pennington, Hartville, Ohio, and Michael (Beth) Pennington, Suffield, Ohio; three daughters, Cheryl Working, North Manchester, Cathi (Butch) Johnson, Clover, S.C., and Susan (Steve) Patuc, Suffield, Ohio; three sisters, Dovie (Richard) Carr, Akron, Ohio, Yvonna Jarvis, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, and Kay (Ed) Key, Greenville, S.C.; 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and four sisters.

Funeral services were held on Sept. 13 at Cox Funeral Home, Barberton, Ohio, with Pastor Ladona Webb officiating. Burial followed in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Akron, Ohio.

Memorials can be made to Dry People’s Club, 172 Brittain Road, Akron, Ohio 44305.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary, North Manchester.

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Posted on 2013 Sep 12