Wilbur Pennington Jan. 14, 1936 - Aug. 18, 2014 ELKHART - Wilbur L. Pennington, 78, of Elkhart, passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014, at Golden Living Center. He was born January 14, 1936, in Otway, Ohio, to the late Morton & Ollie (Jackson) Pennington. On July 21, 1972, in Elkhart, he married Carolyn J. Stickel. She preceded him in death on August 19, 2004, in Elkhart. Surviving are three daughters, Gaylene (Guy) Shepherd of Elkhart, Angela Brown of Dayton, OH, Kelly (William) Legg of Osceola; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and a sister, Wanda Preston of Grover Hills, OH. He was preceded in death by seven brothers, Johnny, Ralph Jr., James, Millard, Donald, Stanley, Kenneth, and two sisters, Clara and Mary, and a granddaughter, Maegan Marie. Wilbur was a veteran of the United States Air Force, a member of the Zion Missionary Church, and enjoyed bowling and spending winters in Avon Park, Florida. He worked for Taylor Products and Creation Windows. Visitation for family and friends will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Zimmerman-Inman Funeral Home in Osceola. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014, at the funeral home. Pastor Joe Wenger will preside and burial will follow at Olive (West) Cemetery where there will be military honors rendered. Memorial contributions may be given to the
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Zimmerman-Inman Funeral Home - Osceola
1109 Lincolnway West Osceola, IN 46561
Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 21, 2014