Robert Neil Pennington was born to Neil Denton and Ivalee Houser Pennington on May 18, 1928, in Royse City.
He graduated from Royse City schools and attended Tyler Commercial College. He served in the army in Germany during the Korean conflict. Bob retired from DP&L with 39 years of service.
He was a member of the First Christian Church and was former mayor of Royse City.
In 1948 Bob married Rogene Williams and they shared 64 wonderful years. He was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather.
In addition to his wife, Bob is survived by his brother, Danny Pennington; sons, Robert Leslie Pennington and Steven Paul Pennington and wife Christel; and Barbara Pennington; grandchildren: Mark Burns, Darren and Lisa Burns, Kris and Stephanie Hobson, Terry and Jennifer Utley; eight great-grandchildren and two nieces.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m., April 2, at First Christian Church, 203 N. Arch, in Royse City with Pastor Harry Bell and Gene Williams officiating. Interment followed in Royse City Cemetery.
Rest Haven Funeral Home-Royse City chapel was in charge of arrangements.
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Published on  April 5, 2012