Robert Penny

robert penny

March 12, 1931 ~ April 25, 2024

Born in: Cass County , Texas
Resided in: Linden, Texas

Robert G. Penny, 93, of Linden passed away Thursday, April 25, 2024 at his home, surrounded by his family.

Robert was born March 12, 1931 to Olen and Esther Penny in Cass County, Texas. Robert served in the United States Air Force for four years. He retired from Lone Star Steel after 40 years of service.

In 1955, Robert met his loving wife Betty. They love to say he saved her from being an old maid. They were married for 68 years, and had three boys: “Bobby” Robert G. Penny, Jr. is married to Donna Penny from Tenaha, Texas; Roger Penny is married to Tina Penny from Daingerfield, Texas; Ronald Penny is married to Jennifer Penny from Linden, Texas. He was “Grandaddy” to Adam Penny (Leanne), Leslie Meadows (Brent), Brayden Howard (Shawna), Kinsey Smith (Matthew), Kailyn Penny (A.J.), Jessie Moore (Corey), Matthew Penny (Leena), and Samantha Bryan. He has numerous great-grandkids that thought the world of their Grandaddy.  He also had a living sister, Merle McMinn (Dickie).

He was preceded in death by his mother; father; five siblings; and a granddaughter.

Robert’s family would like to thank Heart to Heart Hospice for their loving care, kindness, and compassion.

Services for Mr. Robert Penny will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2024, in the chapel of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Linden.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Heart to Heart Hospice in Robert’s name.



Memorial Ceremony: April 28, 2024 2:00 pm

Reeder-Davis Funeral Home - Linden
202 N. Main
Linden, Texas 75563

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  1. We are saddened to learn of Robert’s passing and the loss to his loving wife Betty, their sons and family. When my father died, Robert and Betty brought food to his house. He noticed a massive hackberry that had recently split leaving big limbs on the ground out back. After taking Betty home, he returned with a chainsaw and cut and stacked those limbs without being asked to do so. This is the generous Robert Gerald that I came to know. I always enjoyed my time with him and developed a great respect which I feel whenever I think of him. Our hearts and prayers are with his family at this time.

  2. Candle 5Roger, you are blessed to have had your dad for a lifetime. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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