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Calvin Godfrey Penland

February 9, 1944 — July 23, 2023

Marion

 

     Calvin Godfrey Penland, 79, of Marion, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2023, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

 

     Calvin was born in Yancey County, NC on February 9, 1944, to the late Arnold and Vergie Penland. He was married to the late Patsy Penland, who passed away in 1988. Calvin was a truck driver for more than 30 years and was a dedicated member of the Teamsters Union. He was a member of Paint Gap Presbyterian Church in Burnsville. He enjoyed hunting, working on antique cars, and was an avid fan of NASCAR racing. Most of all, Calvin was a loving father and grandfather who loved spending time with his grandchildren.

 

     In addition to his wife and parents, Calvin was preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn Hensley; and a brother, Roscoe Penland.

 

     He is survived by two daughters, Deana Greene (Matt) and Tyra Penland; a sister, Kathy Penland; a brother, Jerry Penland; seven grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.

 

     A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 27, 2023, at the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service. Burial will follow at McDowell Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home.

 

     Memorial contributions may be made to DaVita Kidney Care, 100 Spaulding Road, Suite 2, Marion, NC 28752.

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Thursday, July 27, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Thursday, July 27, 2023

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2170 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752

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