Stephen Leroy Pennington
( March 13, 1957 - April 13, 2019 )
Stephen Leroy Pennington, age 62 of Hastings, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly April 13, 2019.
Steve was born on March 13, 1957 in Hastings, Michigan, the son of Lloyd and Susan Pennington. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1975. Steve was co-owner and operator of Pennington Construction, for the past 40 years, with brother, and best friend, Mike Pennington.
Steve married Judy Johnson on December 18, 1987 and they enjoyed 20 years of marriage until her passing on August 13, 2007. Steve married Beverly Wood on February 21, 2014 and they have enjoyed the last five years together.
Steve loved the great outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, and lately riding his bike and fishing in Florida. Steve also enjoyed bowling, which he did for many years with friends and family, and going to the casino. After Steve retired, he enjoyed spending winter months in Florida with his wife, Beverly. He enjoyed spending time with his two children who live in Florida as well and spending time with family and friends.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Susan Pennington, first wife, Judy Pennington, brother, Michael Pennington, and daughter, Jessica Merrill Pennington.
Steve is survived by his wife, Beverly Pennington of Hastings, MI, daughter, Natalie Pennington and fiance' Joe Lynch of Winter Park, FL, son, Ryan Pennington of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, step-daughter, Erika Wood of Middleville, MI, step-daughter, Alexis (Blake) Newbold of Middleville, MI, sisters, Sandy (Dave) Nichols of Hastings, MI, and Teresa (Jay) Beckwith of Newberry, MI, brother, Joe Pennington of Punta Gorda, FL, five step-grandchildren, many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 6-8 pm at the Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 11:00 am also at Girrbach Funeral Home. Interment will take place at Irving Township Cemetery. A luncheon will follow burial at the Hastings Elks Lodge.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association or a Charity of One's Choice. Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings. To leave an online condolence, visit www.girrbachfuneralhome.net.