Walter Leroy Penn went to be with the Lord on July 21, 2020. He was born in Patrick County on November 22, 1939, to the late Jesse Clarence and Betty Gertrude Penn. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Jessie Clyde, Marvin E., and Joe L. Penn; and two sisters, Tillie M. Ziglar and Doris I. Martin.
He retired from American Furniture Company of Martinsville after 30 plus years of service. He was a devoted member of Trinity Church of the Living God of Stuart.
Walter leaves to cherish his memories a loving wife, Maggie Tatum Penn of the home; two sons, Walter L. (Roy) Penn, Jr. (Barbara), and John (Johnny Boy) Penn; four daughters, Teresa A. Penn, Barbara V. Keyser, Elder Debra K. Penn, and Lucy A. Penn; three brothers-in-law, James M. Tatum (Ephornia), Thomas L. Tatum (Ann), Elder Frank Tatum (Seberina); four sisters-in-law, Elder Buelah Penn, Minister Linda Conner, Betty R. Tatum, and Shirley Penn; eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday, July 25, 2020, at 12:00 Noon, at True Gospel Holiness Church, Critz, Virginia, with Elder Frank Tatum as Eulogist. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the service.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. On Line condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net