Clarence Wesley Penrod, 84, of Mountain Home, passed away on July 2, 2010, at his home.
Burial, with military honors, will be Monday, July 12, at the Winton Cemetery in Winton, Calif. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
Clarence was born in Shidler, Okla., to Wesley and Amy Penrod in 1925. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was honorably discharged in 1946.
He worked as a mechanic for much of his life as well owning several businesses.
Clarence was an avid racing fan. He enjoyed fishing, family and friends as well as a finding a good deal. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather, and friend who will be deeply missed.
Clarence is survived by his three children: daughters Marilyn and her husband, Joe Dunn, of Pahrump, Nev., Sandra and her husband, Raymon Gregston, of Boise, his son Ronald and his wife, Lucille Penrod, of Snelling, Calif., his sisters, Rita Peterson of Merced, Calif., and Ruth Roper of Lake Havasu, Ariz., 10 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn, his parents, a sister, Ruby Neeley, and a brother, Cecil Penrod.
His family would like to extend their thanks and appreciation to the Boise VA Hospital for their care during his illness.