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


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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