William Penn Isom, 89, of Galax, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at his home.
He was born in Galax on Oct. 29, 1922, to Jim and Alice Trimble Isom.
Survivors include his wife, Ada Lee Isom; daughters and son-in-law, Wanda Jones, Patty Hampton and Melvin Garcia, all of Galax; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral was held Sunday at 5 p.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Max Combs officiating. Burial was in the Galax City Cemetery.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.