Floyd Monroe Penix, 86, of Ashland, passed away Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
Mr. Penix was born Nov. 5, 1930, in Ashland, to the late Elzie Penix and Goldie Robbins Penix Blevins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Glen Monroe Penix; seven brothers; and three sisters.
Floyd served his country honorably in the U.S. Army and retired from Allied Chemical as a crane operator. His hobbies included fishing and singing at church. He was a member of Durbine Nazarene Church.
Floyd is survived by his adoring wife of 66 years, Wilma Curtis Penix; one son, Bill (Sue) Penix of Ashland; three grandchildren, Suzie Penix (Jason) Moore of Ashland, Brandy Penix (David) Crouch of Ashland and Darren Monroe (Megan) Penix of Lucasville, Ohio; eight great-grandchildren, Tim Calihan, Katie Crouch, Ethan Penix, Dylan Penix, Tucker Moore, Cooper Crouch, Luke Moore and Liam Moore; a great-great-grandson due in March; two brothers, Charles Penix of Ashland and Samuel Penix of Vanceburg; one sister, Judy (Dave) LaMont of Ashalnd; and a daughter-in-law, Teresa Bayer of New Holland, Ohio.
A funeral service to honor Mr. Penix will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, at Neal Funeral Home in Catlettsburg with Pastor Mike Amos officiating. His final resting place will be in Golden Oaks memorial Gardens in Ashland with military rites by Kenova American Legion Post 93 and the U.S. Army.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences may be sent to kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 17, 2016