Fred W. Penrod, 67, of DeGraff, passed away at 4 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at Mary Rutan Hospital.
He was born in Bellefontaine on Sept. 23, 1946, to the late Donald F. and Dorothy Penrod.
On May 20, 1966, he married the former Jackie Finfrock and she survives, along with his three children, Kim (Jeff) Sanford of DeGraff, Lezlie (Jon) Penrod of DeGraff and Eric Penrod of Bellefontaine; seven grandchildren, Brandon, Meagan, Tyler, Camren, Lauryn, Ethan and Keira; and many nieces and nephews.
A self-employed contractor, Fred was a U.S. Army veteran and attended the Quincy United Methodist Church. He enjoyed boating, camping and his trade of building things. He was family oriented and dedicated his life to his family and friends.
Fred was a caring man and possessed a wonderful sense of humor. He especially enjoyed the time he spent playing cards with his poker buddies. Simply stated, Fred just loved life!
Pastor C. Franklin James officiates a funeral at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Quincy United Methodist Church, 111 South St., Quincy, where visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today and one hour prior to the funeral Tuesday. Burial is in Fairview Cemetery in Quincy.
Memorial contributions may be made to Logan County Cancer Society, Mary Rutan Foundation, 205 Palmer Ave., Bellefontaine OH 43311; and Five Loaves Food Pantry, P.O. Box 46, Quincy OH 43343.
Arrangements were handled by the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, DeGraff, where condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.