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James Pennington

April 14, 1915 August 30, 2011
James Pennington
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Obituary for James Pennington

James Pennington, a resident of Lake Sherwood in Commerce Twp., and a former resident of Detroit and Redford, died at his home on August 30, 2011, at the age of 96. He was born on April 14, 1915 in Ulverston, England.
He was preceded in death by his wife Bertha in 2006, and is survived by his daughter, Lorraine (Tim) O�Brien; son, Dennis Pennington; grandchildren, Maggie O�Brien, Jimmy O�Brien, Tracy (Bernd) Herrmann, Dana Pennington; great grandchildren, Lukas, Andrea and Taylor and his little buddy, Van.
Jim served as a Seabee in the U.S. Navy and was stationed for three years at Point Barrow in Alaska. When he returned from service he began his work with H.E. Joubert Auto Parts in Detroit, with whom he retired in 1980 after forty years of service. In retirement he enjoyed golf and building and flying remote control airplanes with the UFO RC Club in Highland.
Services will be held privately with burial in Milford Memorial Cemetery. For further information please phone 248-684-6645.


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