February 13, 1933 - March 17, 2018
Bobby Jay Penrod, age 85 of Louisiana, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Lynn’s Heritage House in Louisiana surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana. The Rev. Alvin Young officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Louisiana. Visitation will be held from 5:00pm until 8:00pm on Monday at the funeral home. Bobby was born February 13, 1933 in Ashburn. He married Carolyn Joan Guthrie October 3, 1952. She preceded him in death January 19, 1996. Survivors include daughters Robin Martin of Louisiana, Shannon Willis (Rodney) of Louisiana and Kathy Walker (Roger) of Louisiana; grandchildren Wendell Martin, Meagan Slate (Chad), Bobby Willis (Julia Davis), Elizabeth Wilhite (Branden), James Walker (Christina Short), and Justin Walker (Danielle Woemmel); great grandchildren Jimmy, Hannah, Kiltin, Kyndle, Braxton, and Ajax; many nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, and step-daughters, Kim Page (Dan), Cindy Adksion, and Teresa Hook (Sam). He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two sisters, Dorothy Traynor and Pearl King, and his second wife of 20 years, Bonnie Shepard Penrod in 2016. Bobby lived most of his life in Louisiana and attended Louisiana High School. He served in the United States Army as a Corporal during the Korean War. Bobby worked for 30 years in maintenance at Sonoco Products company in Louisiana. He was a member of the American Legion Post #370. Bobby enjoyed playing cards at the Trimble House, fishing, and camping. He was a simple man and always had a smile. Serving as pallbearers will be Billy Boston, Bo Ringhausen, Trey Sharp, Jimmy Pitzer, Danny Wood, and Rob Starman. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Tom Duncan, John Shade, John Sitton, Phillip Joseph, Jim Pitzer, Bill Boston, Bill Ringhausen and Peggy Branstetter. Memorials may be made to the Trimble House or Fairview Cemetery.
Bobby Jay Penrod, age 85 of Louisiana, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Lynn’s Heritage House in Louisiana surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the Collier Funeral Home... View Obituary & Service Information
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