Larry Pennington



Gaffney, SC – Larry “Loger” Eugene Pennington, 61, of 118 Trails End, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, February 9, 2024 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.

Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Karen Elaine Parker Pennington and the son of the late Ted Edward Pennington and Dora Delores Patterson Pennington. He was retired from UPS, was an avid Dallas Cowboy and Gamecock fan, enjoyed NASCAR, especially Kyle Larson. Mr. Pennington was a member of Abingdon Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, also surviving are two sons, Derek Eugene Pennington (Kayce) and Justin Taylor Pennington, both of Gaffney; a daughter, Brandi Vega (Dillon) of Gaffney; two sisters, Marilyn Pennington Crocker of Blacksburg and Karen Pennington Upchurch (Niles) of Gaffney; two grandchildren, Weston Vega and Gabriella Vega; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Pennington was preceded in death by a sister, Janice Pennington Grigg; and a brother, Harold Dean Lydia.

The family will receive friends from 10:00AM until 11:00AM on Monday, February 12, 2024 at Blakely Funeral Home. Funeral services will immediately follow at 11:00AM in the Blakely Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Jeff Parker officiating. Interment will be in Abingdon Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 501 Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105-1905.

The family will be at the residence.

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