Leroy Pennington, 83, of Glasgow, passed away Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, after a long illness. He was the son of the late Maxie Henry Pennington and Ruby Robertson Pennington. He was a Hart county native and a retired farmer until his illness.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton, with burial in Houk Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
He is survived by two sons, Bobby (Barbara) Pennington and Billy (Karen) Pennington, all of Horse Cave; two daughters, Virginia Edwards, of Edmonton and Betty Shirley, of Greensburg; nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandson; one brother, Bill Pennington, of Cave City; and a sister, Margie Blair, of Fountain Run. Also a special lady friend, Jo Ann Ervin, of Glasgow and her children, Judy, Kathy, Freida and Danny and their children.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Jo Ann Pennington; three brothers, Melvin, Maxie Jr. and Tommy Pennington; and two sisters, Naomi Riordan and Geraldean Pennington.
Published on  December 27, 2016