Timothy Pennington 1983-2020

Timothy Alan Pennington, 37, Holton, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at his home with family by his side after battling cancer.

He was born June 19, 1983, in Long Beach, Calif., the son of Trinidad Rodriguez and Debbie Pennington. He attended schools in California and had lived in the Holton area since 2009 and previously in Topeka.

Mr. Pennington worked for Crosswinds in Sabetha. He had been a shift manager at Burger King and built fences for Henderson Fence Co. in Auburn.

He married Andrea Ellis on Nov. 26, 2009, in Topeka. She survives.

Other survivors include four sons, Timothy D., Nicholas L., Mathew A. and Joshua H. Pennington; his mother, Debbie Thomas, Topeka; his father, Trinidad Rodriguez, Los Angeles, Calif.; a sister, Victoria Pennington, Topeka; two brothers, William Thomas and Robert Thomas, both of Topeka; his mother-in-law, Denise Ellis, Auburn; his father-in-law, Mark Ellis, Topeka; his grandmother-in-law, Claudette Kohn, Topeka; and a sister-in-law, Lacey Kendall, Topeka.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Bill Thomas; and his grandfather-in-law, Deane Kohn.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Topeka. Family will greet friends one hour prior to service time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pennington Children’s Educational Fund, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.

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Holton, KS 66436
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