Acie L. “Toddy” Pennington, age 81, of Carmi, passed
Sunday, January 27, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville.
He was born June 7, 1931, in Mt. Vernon, IN, the son of Acie L. and Essie (Holland)
He married Dixie Patrick on June 8, 1954, in Mt. Vernon, IN, and she survives.
Toddy retired from the Navy and served in the Korean War. He had worked at his
family farm in Indiana for several years before working as an oil field
roustabout in the Carmi area. He also managed the Super Wash in Carmi for over
ten years. Toddy was a member of the Carmi Masonic Lodge #272, the Scottish Rite, and the TabalahTemple in Rockford. He loved to fish, hunt, and work in his yard.
In addition to his wife, Dixie; he is survived by a son, William and his
girlfriend, Terri Welty of Carmi; two brothers and a
sister-in-law, Frank Pennington of NorrisCity,
and Harold and Judy Pennington of Carmi; and many other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Mary Ann Gumbel and Emily Romans; a brother, George; and a sister-in-law,
Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 31, 2013, at , at Stendeback Family Funeral Home, 1330 East Fourth St., Mt.
Visitation will be held from
until the time of service in the funeral home chapel.
Military burial rites will be provided by Owen Dunn Post #5 of Mt.Vernon, IN. Burial will take place in BellefontaineCemetery.