Dec. 4, 1938 Inman Spartanburg County South Carolina, USA
Sep. 6, 2010 Spartanburg Spartanburg County South Carolina, USA
Vernon Haskell Penland, Jr., 71 went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 6, 2010 at the Regional Hospice Home. Born in Inman on December 4, 1938 he was the son of the late Grace (Fisher) and Vernon Penland, Sr. He was known as "Hack" to his many friends. He was a generous man who shared his wealth and vast knowledge of sports to anyone who asked. He leaves behind his beloved dog Fran and three very special friends, David Smith, Faye Coley and Ron Fields. Haskell was retired from Hudson International and Mascot Homes. He was an active member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and was a member of the Inman Masonic Lodge #201.
He is survived by six sisters, Miriam Stone, Louise Brown, Betty Ravan, Carolyn Albright and husband Terry, Diane Wyatt and husband Roger and Brenda Cantrell and husband Rick; one sister-in-law, Elizabeth Penland wife of deceased brother, Robert Penland and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 from 2:00PM until 3:00PM at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. A memorial services will follow at 3:00 PM conducted by Rev. Gary Byrd, Ron Fields and Lewis Henderson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to: Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 690 Park Rd. Inman, SC 29349 or Jim Everhart Scholarship Fund, 424 E. Kennedy Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302-1916 or Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Dr. Spartanburg, SC 29303.
The family is at the home of Miriam Stone, 290 Ballenger Road, Inman. An online guest register is available at www.seawright-funeralhome.com.
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Created by: B. Duncan Record added: Sep 08, 2010
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