Sidney (Sid) Ray Pennington, Jr., 71, resident of St. Francisville, La., and native of Baton Rouge, passed away on Tuesday January 21, 2014. Sid was a U. S. Air Force Veteran, and a graduate of the LSU/IBM Computer Rehabilitation Training program. He worked at Garig Warehouse and the Louisiana State Dept. of Revenue. He retired from the Louisiana State Dept. of Education where he was employed as a Database Analyst. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Melinda; two sons, Jeff Pennington and Kevin Pennington; a grandson, Chase Pennington; a granddaughter, Nikki Pennington; and a great-grandson, Peyton Abbott. He is also survived by his sister, Laura Beck. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sidney Ray Pennington Sr. and Joel Mae Richardson Pennington. Visitation will be held at Charlet Funeral Home in Zachary on Monday, January 27, from 8:30 until 10:00, with a Memorial Service at 10:00. A graveside service will be held at Port Hudson National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.
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In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Louisiana War Veterans Home in Jackson, Louisiana, 4739 Highway 10, Jackson, LA 70748, Attn: Jackie Wells.
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 24 to Jan. 26, 2014