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Robert E. "Bob" Penrod

January 21, 1934 ~ October 11, 2018 (age 84)


Robert E. "Bob" Penrod, 84, of Scottsville, KY passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Greenwood Rehab and Nursing Care in Bowling Green.  The Crofton, KY native was a retired employee of Columbia Steel Casting in Portland, OR; former owner and operator of Family Fitness Center; appointed during Gov. Nunn's administration as director of construction and maintenance of Kentucky State Parks and was the overseer of construction of the Barren River Lodge; the eponym of the Bob Penrod Award given annually to volunteers of the Friends of Barren River; involved in the annual Lakeshore Cleanup and other projects to enhance the lake area property; co-chairman of Barren County Women's Republican Group; 32nd degree Mason and member of Kosair Shrine Temple and  U. S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.  He was the son of the late Robert Nathanial Penrod and Lois Clotine Vickery Penrod. 


He is survived by 2 daughters:  Sherry Penrod, Scottsville, KY and Penny Turner and husband, Donald, Austin, KY; 

Long-time companion:  Wanda Marksbary, Bowling Green, KY; 

2 granddaughters:  Alisha Millay and Megan Morales; 

3 great grandchildren;

A special 4 legged friend:  Buddy.

He was preceded in death by 1 sister:  Joyce Roth. 


Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday at Goad Funeral Home with Bro. David Brown officiating and burial in Crescent Hill Cemetery.   Visitation will be 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. Sunday and after 12 noon Monday until funeral time at Goad Funeral Home.  Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Jude's, Kosair Children's Hospital or the No Kill Animal Shelter in Bowling Green.  Donations may be made at Goad Funeral Home. 

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