Leonard Franklin Pennington, 78, of Lexington died Oct. 29

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Leonard Franklin Pennington, 78, of Lexington, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at Heritage Hall.

Born May 18, 1940, in Rockbridge County, he was a son of the late Howard Solomon Pennington and Elma Clements Pennington.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Pennington Hostetter; brother, Lewis Pennington; and step-grandchild Jared Bahhur.

Leonard was a business owner in Rockbridge County for many years.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Doris Smiley Pennington; children, Frankie Pennington( Robin), Cathy Snyder(Wayne), Michael Pennington and Janet Weeks; sister, Catherine Beard; brothers, Lawrence Pennington (Wanda) and Lloyd Pennington (Esther); grandchildren, Christen Pennington, Patrick Snyder (Kelly), DJ Snyder, Tori Pennington (Dalton), Ethan Weeks and Jessica Nelson (Michael); step-grandchildren, Melissa Bahhur and Jamel Bahhur, great-grandchildren, Jayden, Noah, Chancey, Zachary, Addyson, Kyler, Cole, Carson and Levi.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Harrison Funeral Chapel  with the Rev. Punker Robinson officiating. Burial will follow at Timber Ridge A.R. Presbyterian Church Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends 5 to 7 pm. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Harrison Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home and Crematory.

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