Robert D. Pennington, 67, of North Vernon died Friday, October 16, 2020, at his home.
A Catholic Burial Mass will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 11 a.m. followed by a burial service at St. Mary's Cemetery with a reception to follow. Visitation will be held at Sawyer-Picket Funeral Home Wednesday, October 21, 2020, from 4 to 8 p.m., with the Rosary being conducted at 3:30 p.m.
Mr. Pennington was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Parish. He worked for 15 years at Contel and served as the Director of Operations at Cole Tech in Columbus since 2010. Mr. Pennington enjoyed spending time with family, friends, and was a skilled craftsman.
Born on July 2, 1953, in Seymour, Mr. Pennington was the son of William and Elizabeth Pratt Pennington. He married Carol Randall and she survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Brandy (Oscar Rodriguez) of Apex, North Carolina; son, John (Sara) Pennington of Pasadena, California; grandchildren, Oscar and Elena; sister, Gayle (Francis) Deppe of North Vernon; brother, Jerry (Carol) of Columbus.
Mr. Pennington was preceded in death by his parents. The family requests donations be made to St. Michael the Archangel School at 810 High House Road in Cary, North Carolina 27513.