Lawrence Wesley Pennington, 87, of Fairfield died Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at his home.

Lawrence Wesley Pennington

Lawrence Wesley Pennington, 87, of Fairfield died Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at his home.  Born May 29, 1932, in Rockbridge County, he was a son of the late Howard Solomon Pennington and Elma Gertrude Clements Pennington.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Leonard and Lewis Pennington, and a sister, Mildred Hostetter.

Lawrence was a member of the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Dupont with over 30 years of service. He spent the past 30 years renovating his home place, farming and collecting treasures.

Surviving are his wife, Wanda Pearl Hartless Pennington; children; Sally Lohr (Dennis) of Palmyra , Pa., Larry Pennington (Barbara) of Stuarts Draft, Vicky Pennington-Carr (Sam) of Cross Junction; a sister, Catherine Beard of Lexington; a brother, Lloyd Pennington of Natural Bridge; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Rob Marsh, Kelly and Kenny Cox and Gail Pitzenbarger.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Harrison Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Dennis Lohr and the Rev. Fred Noll. Burial will follow at Timber Ridge A.R. Presbyterian Church Cemetery.  Friends may gather with the family 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at Harrison Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bethseda Presbyterian Church, 90 Bethesda Road, Rockbridge Baths, Va 24473 or Hospice of Shenandoah, 64 Sports Medicine Drive, Fishersville, VA 22939.

Arrangements by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

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