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Delbert Pennington

Delbert D. Pennington, 91, of Fishers, formerly of Fountain City, passed away on Monday, December 18.
   He was born in Hilham, Tennessee on March 2, 1926 to David and Ida McClain Pennington. He served as a scout with G Company, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division (Timberwolf) as a scout during World War II. While fighting in the European Theatre, he received the Purple Heart for wounds received in action as well as the Bronze Star.
   Mr. Pennington returned home from the war and began a 33-year career at Atlas Plastics in Richmond. After moving back to Tennessee, he worked at Dover Elevator before retirement. He enjoyed reading his newspaper and watching TV.
   Mr. Pennington will be missed by his wife of 66 years, the former Millie Brannam, who he married on May 5, 1951; sons, Mike (Barb) Pennington, Ronnie (Renee) Pennington and Donnie Pennington; grandchildren, Shawn (Jennifer) Pennington, Brittany Pennington and Michael (Emily) Pennington; and four great-grandchildren.
   Mr. Pennington was preceded in death by his parents, son, David R. “Bobby” Pennington; sisters, Bonnie Davis and Vernie Pennington; twin brother, Elbert Pennington and brother, Tom Pennington.
   Mr. Pennington’s life will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 23 at the Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment with military rites will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
   Family and friends may gather from 12-2 p.m. on Saturday, December 23, at the funeral home.
   Memorial contributions are encouraged for The Journey Home, 325 Oak Street, Winchester, IN 47394.

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Aunt Millie and Family,
George and I extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family. May you feel our love as you and your family walk the difficult days ahead. Know Delbert is in our prayers. Love all of you. May God bless all of you. You are loved.
Love George & Alva Masella

Alva and George Masella Dec 23 2017 12:00 AM

AUNT MILLIE,MIKE,RONNIE,DONNIE AND FAMILY,                                                       So very sorry for your loss ,Uncle Delbert was always kind to me when Karen and I would come to Indiana to visit with Grandma And Grandpa Rayborn in the summer.Remember getting to spend time at your house and hang out with our cousins and You and Uncle Delbert. I will forever cherish those memories. May you find comfort in your memories and know how much i care . I love you all. May God Bless all of you with comfort at this difficult time and the days ahead.                         Prayers love Debbie Fontela and family

Debbie Fontela Dec 22 2017 12:00 AM

Aunt Millie and Family,
Sincere Condolences over the loss of your loved one.May God comfort all of you at this sad time.
Love and Prayers
Kit Gwin ,Jeff ,Chris ,Haley and Dylan Miller

kit gwin Dec 22 2017 12:00 AM


I am so sorry to hear the sad news--my thoughts and prayers are with
you and your family.

With Deepest Sympathy,


Beverly Till Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM


I am so sorry to hear of your fathers passing.  My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


Bonnie Rositas Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

Mike and family, so sorry to hear about your loss.  We're praying for peace and comfort for your family.

Kevin Lipovsky Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about your father. Please accept our sincere condolences.  Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.
Fred & Jeannie

Fred Tscheulin Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

TABLE BASKET was sent by Tom and Deborah Burkhart.

Our Deepest Sympathy, Tom and Deborah Burkhart

Tommy Burkhart Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Mike and Family,

We were so sorry to hear about your father's passing. We hope that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.

The Baynham Family Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

Aunt Millie, Mike, Ron and Don,

So sorry for your loss.

Uncle Delbert R.I.P.

Jim Branum Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

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