Harry Penrod

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Harry Penrod, 87, of Everett, Wash., died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at his home.

He was born April 9, 1919, at Neelys Landing, son of Clinton and Hannah Penrod.

He graduated from Jackson High School in 1939 and worked at Rexall Drug.

Penrod was an aircraft mechanic with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, serving 32 years. He was a Pearl Harbor survivor. After retiring from the military he was employed 13 years by Everett Golf and Country Club.

Survivors include his wife, Alice; a daughter, Sheila Rood of Everett; two stepsons, Steve and George Hollenbeck; two stepdaughters, Sandy Bailey and Susan Scheld; a brother, Roy Penrod of Jackson; a sister, Ola Bollinger of Jackson; two granddaughters; numerous stepgrandchildren and great-stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, two sisters and five brothers.

A graveside service was held Wednesday at Evergreen Funeral Home and Cemetery.

Announcement courtesy of Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.