As appeared in the Washington Post, February 23, 24,
Ronald Charles Pennington (age 58) of
, died in
February 20, 2006, after a long battle with lymphoma.
Beloved son of RC “Preach” and Vivian Pennington,
he was born in
and, following his family's career assignments, happily experienced
growing up and schooling in Africa,
, southeast Asia, and the western
He is survived by his mother, Vivian and step-father,
Rob Hooper and family; by his brother Daniel and wife Angela, their
children Daniel and Stephanie; by his sister Carolyn Anong and her husband
Gary Williams; and by his partner, Richard Plante.
After receiving a fine arts degree from
, he pursued a 25-year career in visual merchandising and interior design
in the western
and Southeast Asia, receiving special recognition and awards for his work
. More recently, living in
, he produced both retail merchandising and interior design work in this
region and in New
; and he was a volunteer docent at the Library of Congress.
Funeral services, 10 a.m. Saturday, February 25, at
Church of the Immaculate Conception, 619 Copper NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102.
In lieu of flowers, Ron requested that donations be made to
Catholic Relief Services, specifically for the feeding and relief of
Interment of cremains was in the family crypt at
I regret to advise you of Ron Pennington's death at Albuquerque, NM, on
February 20, 2006, after a long and brave battle with lymphoma. For the
6 years Ron had been living and working in the Washington DC area.
last few years he had re-established his link with ISB, and he followed
communications with great interest.
I am a close friend in DC who is attempting to inform of his passing all
those who come to my attention who might have interest in knowing. I
attached an obituary that appeared in the Washington Post and a photo from
November 2004, shortly before he became ill.
If you need to correspond for any reason, I can be reached at
email@example.com. This e-mail site (Ron's own) will probably be
down in the near future.
Richard L. Plante