Commonwealth Journal

September 26, 2012

Robert L. “Bob” Pennywitt


Commonwealth Journal

Somerset — Robert L. “Bob” Pennywitt, son of the late Robert Edwin and Elizabeth Harrison Pennywitt, was born on March 4, 1943 in Detroit, Mich. and departed this life on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 at his residence in Somerset, Ky., at the age of 69 years.

He retired from Detroit Diesel Corporation after 30 years.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patricia S. Humphlett Pennywitt; his brother Alan and his wife Linda Pennywitt; his children, Brenda L. Lewis, Robert L. and wife Claudia Pennywitt, and Rodney A. and wife Angela Pennywitt; his grandchildren, Michelle, Mike, Jennifer, Scott, Michael, Robert and Megan; as well as five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Sept. 28, 2012 at 12 p.m. at the Word of Faith Church located at 109 Haven Lane in Somerset, Ky.

Military honors will follow the memorial service at 1:30 p.m. at Mill Springs National Cemetery at Nancy, Ky.

“Bob” enjoyed his retirement being idle and took pride in watching his neighborhood as well as taking care of his “feathered” and “furry” friends and his property. He was a man of a few words, but will be missed by many people.

This obituary is courtesy of the Pulaski Funeral Home.