James R. “Jim” Pennington, Jr.
May 30, 1955 - December 25, 2017
James R. Jim Pennington, Jr., age 62, of Newark, DE, passed away on December 25, 2017.
Born in Welch, WV on May 30, 1955, he was the son of the late Roy J. Pennington, Sr. and Susie Etta (Rose) Pennington Holmes. He was a graduate of Delcastle Technical High School. Jim retired from the City of Newark as a parking supervisor after 36 years of dedicated service.
He enjoyed collecting comic books and movies. Jim never met a stranger and was a dear friend to all. He will be truly missed by the many lives he has touched.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his sister, Goldie Florence Pennington; brother-in- law, Jeffrey Evick; and step-father Wilbur Holmes. He is survived by his sister, Susie Evick; twin sister, Shelia Permenter (Richard); and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Thursday evening, January 4, 2018 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE. A second visitation will be held the following morning from 10 am until 11 am at the funeral home where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jim’s memory may be made to The Krysti Bingham Cerebral Palsy Foundation, 5577 S. DuPont Parkway, Smyrna, DE 19977 or by visiting www.krysti.org