Kenneth C. Pennebaker, 70 - Troy

Kenneth C. Pennebaker, age 70 of Ivy Run Road, Troy, West Virginia, departed this life Sunday afternoon February 8, 2015 at the United Hospital Center, Bridgeport, following an extended illness.

Born June 12, 1944 in Lewistown PA. Kenneth was the son of the late Howard and Esther Long Pennebaker.

Ken was a graduate at the Chief Logan School district in Lewistown PA with the class of class of 1963. He worked for Armstrong Cork Company in Lancaster PA, Y and S Candies in Lancaster, and retired from RR Donnelley and Sons in Lancaster on April 1, 1997.

Ken enjoyed hunting, wood working, and reading. He was a member of the Gilmer County Historical Society and the Gilmer County Farm Bureau.

On March 24, 1972 he was united in marriage to Karen Smith Pennebaker, who survives at the Ivy Run home.

Surviving is 1 son, Brian Pennebaker of Troy WV; 2 step-sons, Mark Shaver and wife Ann of Manheim PA, and Scott Shaver of Lebanon PA. There are 6 grandchildren also surviving, David Shaver, Jamie Shaver, Matt Mullen, Linda Pennebaker, Robin Pennebaker, and Brad Pennebaker.

Along with his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by 1 brother, Bradley Pennebaker.

At Kenneth's request his remains will be cremated and the family will have a memorial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in Kenneth's name to the Gilmer County Historical Society.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Kenneth C. Pennebaker with arrangements.