Kenneth Penrod, 74

Posted on December 5, 2012

Kenneth L. Penrod, 74, of Elkhart, passed away at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Golden Living Center.
He was born Dec. 30, 1937, in Montpelier, to Virgil and Lula (Smith) Penrod. He married Donna S. Becker on July 2, 1992, in New Carlisle; his wife survives.
Other survivors include eight children, Keith (Jenina) Penrod of Broken Arrow, Okla., Randy (Linda) Penrod of Bluffton, David (Julie) Penrod of Bluffton, Tommy Norment of Elkhart, Charlie (Shannon) Norment of Burlington, N.C., Brian Norment of Elkhart, Tim (Michelle) Norment of Elkhart, and Delana (Alex) Pratt of Elkhart; 30 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Ron (Janet) Penrod of Muncie.
Kenneth enjoyed fishing and was a fan of the Atlanta Braves baseball team and  I.U. basketball. He worked at the Bashor Children’s Home for many years.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home, 700 E. Jackson St., Elkhart.
A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Stephen Ross presiding. In keeping with Kenneth’s wishes, cremation has taken place.
Online condolences: www.wmzfh.com

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