Paul W. Pennington, 89, of Benton passed from this world on Friday, Aug.1, 2014. He was born Feb. 11, 1925, in Cedar Glades, to the late Ray and Ola Pennington.
Paul was a retired toolmaker from Western Electric and Teletype in Little Rock.
Mr. Pennington was an avid golfer recording 7 aces and two albatrosses. He and Clyde Spann (deceased) won the Arkansas Seniors Four Ball Tournament for seven years running. He also loved to fish, camp and spend time with his kids and grandkids at the lake.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Kenneth and Billy Frank; and sisters Telka Smith and Nelda Martin.
Paul is survived by his wife of 68 years, Mahauta Inez Pennington; three sons, Greg (Sherrie), Mike (Etta), and Steve (Terri); one daughter, Paula Barker (Brent); a sister, Betty Jo Martin; a brother, John Pennington; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
A memorial service to honor his life will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton (501-315-4047).
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard