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Apr 24, 2013 - Staff
Al Pennock, of Riverton, died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at his home. He was 76 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Davis Funeral Home. Pastor Aaron Justice will officiate.
Alvin Ray Pennock was born Jan. 19, 1937, in Rawlins, the son of Charles Robert and Regna Beatris (Simms) Pennock. He spent his early years in Chugwater, where he graduated high school, then the family moved to Riverton in 1963.
He was a member of the Elks.
He married Sandra Jean Mundinger on Feb. 19, 1994, in Riverton.
He worked as a cowboy, all different types of field jobs in the oil and gas industry, and finally he was a ditch rider for LeClair Irrigation District.
His family said he loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed doing art and craft projects.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy; the mother of his children, Karan Jo (Goff) Pennock; daughters Jodi Lynn Weyenberg and Susan Jane Harris; sons Robert Neal Pennock and Michael Ray Pennock and his wife Debra Elsworth; stepchildren Cheryl Ann Smith and Daniel Lee Uecker; brother Daniel Taylor Pennock; sisters Joyce Brown and her husband James and Judy Herron; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Regna, and his son, Martin Pennock.
Memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice in care of Davis Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.