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Marion Albert Penhorwood

January 9, 1926 ~ May 25, 2021 (age 95)



Marion Albert Penhorwood, 95, of Cable, Ohio passed away Tuesday morning May 25, 2021, at Brookdale Nursing Home in Marysville, Ohio.

Marion was born in York Township in Union County January 9, 1926, to the late Sherman D. and Martha (McBeath) Penhorwood.  He married Betty Kay Smith July 3, 1944, and she preceded him in death May 27, 1996.  Marion was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Cramer; brothers, Bernice, Clarence, Lonnie, Maynard and Lawrence Penhorwood and a great-grandchild.

Marion is survived by his children: Charles (Shirley) Penhorwood of North Lewisburg, Ohio, Sherry Ann Cooper of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Nick (Becky) Penhorwood of Zanesfield, Ohio, Dennis (Diane) Penhorwood of Cable, Dexter P. (Gwen) Penhorwood of Raymond, Ohio and Judith K. Foughty of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin; twenty three grandchildren; sixty three great-grandchildren; twenty two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, John (Esther) Penhorwood of Mansfield, Ohio and numerous nieces and nephews.

Marion was a Veteran of the United States Army and served during World War II as a Military Policeman in Japan.  Following his honorable discharge, he worked for several years at Nestle’s in Marysville.  He moved to Wisconsin in 1971 and worked as an electrician at Purity Cheese in Mayville for many years.  Marion went on several mission trips and helped build churches in Haiti and South America.  An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, camping, fishing and gardening. 

Friends may call Saturday, May 29, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty, Ohio.  

Pastor Jason Manns will officiate a graveside service at 11:30 a.m. at the York Center Cemetery.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty is honored to serve the Penhorwood family.



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May 29, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of West Liberty
101 Zanesfield Road
West Liberty, OH 43357

Graveside Service
May 29, 2021

11:30 AM
York Center Cemetery
Rt 739
West Mansfield, OH 43358


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