Olen "Frosty" Pennington, age 82, died on July 23, 2020 in the Waters of Dillsboro Nursing Home.
He was born in Krypton, Kentucky.
Life partner of Sallie Dezarn.
Preceded in death by parents, Kelly Pennington and Ella Mae Owens (Campbell) and was the brother of Wayne Pennington, Dean Pennington (Gertie), Clella Goforth (Robert), half brother Roger (Donna) Pennington of Brown County, half-sisters Patty Martin, Kay (Rick) Haven and Lisa Gray (Jack) of Scottsburg, Indiana. Loving father of Kimberly Campbell (Dan), Olen “Buddy” Pennington, Jr. (Donna), Melissa Westrich (Leroy) and Ray Pennington (Donna). Grandfather of Michael Fehr, Kristen Fehr, Tara Mappes, Samantha Tossey, Brandon Pennington, Olivia Westrich, Ryan Westrich, Emma Pennington, Elle Pennington and Evan Pennington and numerous great grandchildren.
Olen operated his own business, Pennington Heating and Air Conditioning for over 20 years and worked on houseboat heating and cooling systems until he retired.
He lived in Monticello, Kentucky and loved to boat, ski, fish and mow his neighbors’ lawns in Lake Cumberland. He never met a person he didn’t like and always loved having his family around for parties and get-togethers. He loved UK basketball, dogs, stray cats, hummingbirds, country and blue grass music and enjoyed going to flea markets. The family will host a Celebration of Life at Dearborn Country Club on August 8, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Monticello, Kentucky, 42633. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.
Due to the current situation dealing with COVID-19, we are following the directives from Governor Holcomb and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning large events and mass gatherings. The family deeply appreciates the support and love shown from friends, but the health and well being of everyone in our community is of top priority. We are asking everyone who will be in attendance to please remember the social distancing guidelines at all times, and the wearing of masks is highly recommended.
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