Robert Bob PenixOctober 15, 1943 ~ December 31, 2017 (age 74)
Robert “Bob” H. Penix Jr., 74 of W. Farmington, passed away at his home Sunday, December 31, 2017. He was born October 15, 1943 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Robert H. Sr, and Hazel (Conley) Penix. He served with the USAF from November 14, 1960 – July 24, 1963. Bob worked for the Ford Motor Co. for 37 years until he retired in 2002. He enjoyed wood carving, working on his 1940 Ford Coupe, and hunting. He received recognition for his trophy Alaskan Moose from the Boone and Crockett Club.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Shirley whom he married on May 18, 1962, two daughters, Rhonda (Brad) Geier and Rochelle (Charles) Mast, his son Rob (Jen) Penix, a sister, Gail Kline, and 12 dear grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Caton Daniel Mast.
A Celebration of his life will be 11:00 AM Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Russell-Sly Family Funeral Home, 15670 W. High St. Middlefield, Ohio 44062. Calling hours will be held on Friday, January 5, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial donation can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Bob’s name.