Clinton D. Pennington
Clinton D. Pennington, 74, Guston, KY. entered into rest on July 10, 2020 at Kindred Hospital, Louisville, KY. Graveside services will be held Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 1PM, Ozarks Memorial Park Cemetery, Branson. Dr. Rich Toliver will officiate. Services are under the direction of Snapp-Bearden Funeral Directors, Branson.
Clinton Dale Pennington was born Aug. 9, 1945 in Watseka, Ill. He was the son of Harold William and Zola (McWhorter) Pennington. The family moved to the Branson area when Clinton was a young boy. He graduated from Branson High School in 1964. Clinton married his high school sweetheart, Donna Fausett on Aug. 15, 1964. They had celebrated fifty-five years together. Clinton and Donna were blessed with three children.
While they were living in Branson and Reeds Spring Clinton worked for Shepherd of the Hills and Silver Dollar City. Clinton then moved to Joplin, Mo. where he worked in transportation as a truck driver until retirement. He moved to Guston, KY to be closer to family.
Clinton enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and watching old westerns on the TV. He especially liked to hang out with his brother William and sister Sandy. Clinton spent time visiting with his family anytime he could. His love besides his wife was his Lord, of which he believed and trusted all his life. While living in Branson he attended the Branson Bible Church and in Guston, KY he attended the Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother William Pennington and one sister, Coralie Bellinghausen.
Clinton is survived by his loving wife Donna of Guston, KY; one son Nick Pennington of Joplin; two daughters Helen Martin (Jason) of Joplin; Kori Coltes (Adam) of Guston, KY; and one sister Sandy Heilman of Mt. Home, Ark. He will also be missed by numerous nieces and nephews.