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Danny Pennington


June 10, 1948
February 22, 2018

Visitation 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Centralia
Funeral 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Centralia

Danny Pennington, 69, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018 at his home in Centralia. He was born on June 10, 1948 the son of Uriah and Ruth (Bennett) Pennington in Johnsonville. He married Linda Berger on May 9, 1967 in Salem and two children were born of this union. They later divorced.

Danny was a devoted father to his surviving children, Charles Pennington of Centralia and Cherie Pennington of Centralia; he is also survived by his precious grandchildren, Zack Hoffman, Preston Pennington, Jayce Pennington, Catarina Platt, Sophia Pennington; his cherished great-grandchildren, Hudson Reese and Louis Reese; and his caring sister, Linda Rowcliff and husband John of Sandoval.

Mr. Pennington was preceded in death by both his parents; his wife, Linda Pennington; siblings, Frank Pennington, Bob Pennington, Bud Pennington and Rose Henry.

Danny retired from Valley Steel where he was a welder. He was a true outdoorsman enjoying his time spent fishing and gardening. Danny will be remembered for his love of the king of rock and roll Elvis Presley. He was a loving grandfather treasuring his time spent with his grandchildren.

A visitation will be held from 5 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 with a celebration of life service to start at 7:00 p.m. at Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia with Pastor Daniel Jones officiating. Memorials may be made in Danny’s honor to the Centralia Humane Society. Online condolences or memories of Danny may be shared with the family by visting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.