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Kenneth Leon Pennington

Died: Wed., Oct. 14, 2020

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At his request, no formal services will be held for longtime  Bandon resident, Kenneth Leon Pennington, who died October 14, 2020 at his home in Bandon.

Ken was born September 2, 1946 in Monticello, Arkansas, the son of William Wright & Esper Esthel Hester Pennington.  He moved with his family to Bandon at the age of 9 months where he went to school, graduating from Pacific High School in 1965.

He married Reta Keeler on September 4, 1965.

Ken joined the U.S. Army in 1967 and served until 1971.  He then served in the National Guard.  He worked as a bar tender, mechanic for log trucks and heavy equipment operator for ODOT from 1976 until his retirement in 2002.

Ken was a member of the American Legion, enjoyed hunting, fishing cars and being “drug along” to bingo with Reta.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Reta; son, Troy Lee & Michelle Pennington; daughter Tina Marie & Alex Hensley; son, William Ernest Pennington; grandchildren, Paula, Kristina, Levi, Johnna, Kaycie, Kenneth, Taylor, Michael, Meagan, Mason, Alisa,  Nash, Austin and Starla; 19 great-grandchildren, and his brother, Royce Pennington.

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Kenneth Don Martin
   Posted Mon October 19, 2020
I have known this man all of my life, he entered into the family when I was 6 months old marrying my Aunt Rita. He has always been there for ALL of his family, blood related or by marriage. I will him dearly.
Don Martin

chuck and Mary VanBoening
   Posted Fri October 30, 2020
Dear Rita and families: Our very late condolences -- we are so glad we got to meet and know know you both - seems so long ago but our memories will last forever. We pray that Ken did not have to suffer and know too that his soul is now at peace -- love and prayers to you and all your family. Chuck and Mary VanBoening.

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