Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Billy Joe Penrod – Obituary

Billy Joe Penrod, 77, of Buncombe, died on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at his home.

He was born on May 7, 1940, in Cypress, the son of Fate and Mary Jones Penrod.

He married Jane Williams on April 19, 1958.  She survives of Buncombe.

He worked at S.I. Rock Quarry for 45 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

Survivors include his wife, Jane Penrod of Buncombe; his children Debbie and William Hearn of Pittsburg, Mary Penrod of Colorado Springs, Colo., Susan Penrod of Anna, Randal Joe and Belinda Penrod of Buncombe; grandchildren Rochelle Penrod, Rachel Etherton, Kevin Penrod, Aaron Penrod, Brian Penrod, Sarah Penrod; great-grandchildren Brianna Penrod, Isaiah Martinez, Noah Martinez; his brother and sister Betty and Dwight Robbins of Vienna and Carolyn Hawkins of Cypress; brother-in-law, Loren and Dorene Williams; sisters-in-law Rosemary Hinrichs of Springfield, and Joyce Jones of Lincoln; mother-in-law, Ruby Williams of Lincoln.

His wishes were to be cremated.  Private services will be held.

Blue Funeral Home in Goreville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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