George Owen Penrod

August 19, 2021


George Owen Penrod, 61 of Danville IL Passed away on August 19, 2021, in his home surrounded by loved ones.

We will not be holding services per George's request. 

George was born in Danville IL to Willard and Ruth Penrod on Jan 23, 1960. George married Diana (Johnson) Penrod on July 4th, 1989, in Danville IL. George drove semi trucks for 35 years, locally. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchild in his free time. George also enjoyed spending time with his close friend, Mike Joslin.

George is survived by his Wife Diana Penrod, a son- Jim Penrod of Danville IL, two daughters Nicole (Herb) Escobedo of Rifle, CO and Christi (Raymond) Shank of Galveston IN. George is also survived by his grandchildren Terry, Trae, Tyvilyn, Makyah, Ema, Courtney, Megan, Brock, Saddie, Rylynn, Joplin, Brynnley, and one great grandchild Enzo Joshua, brothers and sisters, Claire (Mack) Matheny, James (Patricia) Penrod, Karl (Sandy) Penrod, and Teddy Penrod, as well as many nieces and nephews.

George was preceded in death by both his parents Willard and Ruth (Elkins) Penrod, His sons Justin Penrod, Ricky Reavis, and a sister Linda (Penrod) Cole. 

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