Donnie-Pennington-Obituary

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Donnie Lee Pennington

Plano, Texas

Mar 2, 1940 – Oct 31, 2017 (Age 77)

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Don's humor and bright laughter would always fill up my work place here at his sister in love's home at Stonemere. He would always joke with my best friend here, Ash. I truly wish more would live life as he did with a good joke and a smile on hand. Lin I love you mama, you keep your head high.
My love to you,
Taylor Sevy

Remember the good times, but look to the future ahead,
Move on from sadness and realize his impact on others instead;
You know he's in Heaven and looking down with a smile,
Knowing that we'll all be together again after a while.

I AM EXTENDING MY GREATEST SYMPATHY TO LIN AND THE PENNINGTON FAMILY AS DON HAS GONE ON AHEAD OF THE REST OF US. I REMEMBER DON FROM OUR EARLIEST CHILDHOODS (I AM AND WAS PAT STARR, DAUGHTER OF E.R. STARR). DON WOULD SHOW OFF HIS MACHONESS T0 FREDDIE MIDDLETON
AND BOBBY WHEATLY ON SATURDAY MORNINGS DOWN ON THE FRONT ROW OF THE HASKELL THEATER, WHERE, FROM THE AGES OF 6,7 & 8, AT VARIOUS TIMES, HE WOULD HOLD MY HAND AND LOOK PROUDLY AT HIS CHILDHOOD FRIENDS. WE REMAINED FRIENDS...

Our Mother Sandra Mullins is Don's couisn. She loved Don and Lin like brother and sister. She would tell us stories about her teen years back in Haskell how they would all get together play music and dance. Our mama is now in a home with parkinson's dementia and doesn't know about her cousin. I know someday they will all be together and they'll dance again. Don and Lin thanks for being good friends to my parents and taking the time to go see our mama. Thanks for keeping me and brother while...

Even tho, he was my cousin,I called him my Baby Boy. We all loved loved you, And will miss you so very much. I know you are now in your final resting place, and smiling down on all of us. God is lucky to have someone as precious as you.
Love you very much,Linda Phillips

Don was always a gentleman and glad to lend a hand when he could. I rode from Haskell to Tarleton State University with Don when we were students there. I could always count on him for a ride. He would wait for me to get out of Lab so I could get a ride to Haskell.

Lin & Family,
So sorry to learn of Don's passing but know his ever present smile is adding a little brightness to heaven today. May God's love carry you through this time of loss in your lives and comfort your hearts.We shared a lot of laughs during our school years.
Dick and Karen (Pitman) Godbout

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Don Pennington, Beloved Husband, Great Dad and Extremely Proud Papa went to be with our Lord and Savior on October 31, 2017.Donnie Lee Pennington was born to Avis and Bill Pennington on March 2, 1940 in Haskell, Texas. He grew up in Haskell; played all sports: football, basketball, and track. ...

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