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David Allen Pennington, Sr.

January 14, 1950 ~ October 24, 2019 (age 69)


David Allen "Jake" "Red" Pennington, Sr., 69, of Oakland, MD, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at his home.

Born January 14, 1950, in Oakland, he was the son of Lucy Louise (Eager) Pennington, and the late Herdle Blake Pennington. He was also preceded in death by one brother, William Pennington.

David owned Pennington’s Garage, and worked as a mechanic. He was an avid reader and loved western books.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by one son, David Allen Pennington, Jr., Mt. Lake Park, MD; three brothers, Robert Pennington and wife, Shirley, Jacksonville, FL; Charles Pennington and wife, Linda, Oakland; Gary Pennington and wife, Vicky, Morgantown, WV; four sisters, Ruby (Susie) Merkle, Oakland; Mary Jane Truitt and husband, Floyd, Frederick, MD; Janet Sisler and husband, Paul, Conroe, TX; Donna Dodge, Falling Waters, WV.

At David’s request, he will be cremated. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Dr., Oakland, MD, 21550, is in charge of his arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Cindy’s Fund, P.O. Box 182, Oakland, MD, 21550.

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