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William Pennington II "Wild Bill"

March 5, 1961 — May 9, 2021

Memorial Service for  William Pennington II “Wild Bill”, age 60, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday May 23, 2021 at Ridgeway Church of Christ in Ridgeway, TX. William Pennington passed away in Tyler, Texas on May 9, 2021.

William Pennington was born on March 5, 1961 in Dallas, Texas to William Valton Pennington I and Edith Eloise Patterson. He worked as a delivery driver and enjoyed watching football, spending time with family and Rock and Roll.

Wild Bill is survived by children: Cheryl “Paige” Pennington, Kimberly “Brooke” Karr and Husband John Karr, Susan “Denise” Pennington, Michael Pennington and  Wife Emily Pennington; grandchildren, Ryan Taylor Karr, Gracey Kay Lynne Doss, Dawson Jace Mclaughlin; siblings, Gena Upchurch, and husband Earnest Upchurch, Emily West, Brian Pennington; Aunt, Ann Doss; Nephews and nieces   Randy West, Daci West, Sonny Upchurch, Tiffony Upchurch, Regina Upchurch, Mason Pennington, Taylor Pennington, Megan Pennington; Special Family Friend Susan.

William Pennington was preceded in death by his parents.

Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

In lieu of flower please donate to Ridgeway Cemetery Society address 8481 FM 2653 N Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.

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Service Schedule

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Sunday, May 23, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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