Robert O. Penland, Jr., 71, of Windsor Locks, beloved husband of Gail (Staley) Penland, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, on August 22, 2019 at home. Bob was born in Asheville, NC on February 24, 1948, son of the late Robert and Ellen Penland. Bob had a career working in the Turf equipment industry for McGoverns, Bachor Corp and D&F power equipment until his retirement. Bob enjoyed his retirement with his granddaughter Iliana, fishing, gardening and his cats and still tinkering with his machines, Mr. Fix It! Besides his wife Gail he leaves a granddaughter Iliana Staley and stepson Eric, his sons Richie of Texas, Adam and his wife Tammie and granddaughter Peyton of Arkansas, his siblings Linda, Joyce, Kathy, David and Timothy, his in-laws Terry and Peter Jean, Michael, John, TJ and Seham Staley and several nieces and nephews, he leaves his longtime friend Robert Warner and his wife Beth. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sister Marilyn, his in-laws Patricia and William Staley, sister-in-laws Cathy and Denise and brother-in-law Walter. Family will receive friends for a graveside service on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at St. Mary Cemetery, Windsor Locks at 11 am.
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