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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) Pennington.


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 Tabalah Temple 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 Norris City, 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, Dobie

Funeral services will be held
Thursday, January 31, 2013, at 12:00 pm, at Stendeback Family Funeral Home, 1330 East Fourth St., Mt. Vernon, IN.


Visitation will be held from 10:00 am 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 Bellefontaine Cemetery.


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