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Marion Charles Penny

July 17, 1927 May 24, 2018
Marion Charles Penny
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Obituary for Marion Charles Penny

Marion Charles Penny, 90, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday morning while surrounded by family.

Marion was born in Wake County and was the son of the late Ralph Leonidas Penny and Susan Wilmot Stephenson Penny. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Marion was known for his hard work and knack for business as a real estate developer.

A graveside service for family and friends will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the Neal Family Cemetery in Goldsboro with his pastor, Rev. Jeff Jones, from Hilltop Church officiating.

Marion is survived by his wife of 43 years, Alice; children, Carolyn Faye Penny of Raleigh, Lorraine Penny Dotson and husband Tracy of Asheville, Ronald Hunter Sherron and special friend Pauline Purvis of Raleigh, Sherry Lynne Sherron of Raleigh, Pamela Sherron Targett of Richmond, VA, Allison Sherron Schmidt and husband Michael of Chesapeake, VA, and Andy Eugene Sherron of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Nathan Penny, Warren Penny, Rachel Penny Breuhaus, Heather Mauser Tafel, Salem Foster, Karis Foster, Zion Foster, Bradan Dotson, Galen Dotson, Parker Dotson, Jonathan Hunter Sherron, Patricia Purvis, Jacob Purvis, Andrea Lynne Turner, Stanford Bruffy III, Ronald Bruffy, Charles Bruffy, Ashlie B. Erb, Joao A. DaSilva and Elise Carmen Sherron; and nine great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Jean Penny Cofield.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Howard Glenn Penny and brother, James Leonidas Penny.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hilltop Baptist Church, 10212 Fayetteville Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 or to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27604.

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Hilltop F.W.B. Church

10212 Fayetteville Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Transitions Life Care

250 Hospice Circle
Raleigh, NC 27607

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