Henry Franklin Penegar

November 28, 1935 ~ February 26, 2022 (age 86)


Henry Franklin Penegar age 86, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on February 26, 2022, at Hospice of Union County, NC.

Henry was born in Monroe, NC to the Late Paul G. and Minnie K. Penegar.  Henry was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years Mary Fowler Penegar, his 4 sisters Mae Austin, Pauline Long, Eva Howie, Velma Boatright and his 2 brothers David Penegar and Charles Ray Penegar.

Henry was a cabinet maker and millworker by trade. He started his own cabinet business in 1985, Penegar Cabinets & Millwork.  Henry and Mary also had poultry houses for many years before they retired. Henry had a small farm with a small herd of beef cows, and Henry loved spending time hunting with his rabbit dogs.

Henry is survived by his children Paul Penegar (Kelly), Gene Penegar (Sheila), Rebecca Crowley (Gene), Ted Penegar (Melissa). Henry has 8 Grandkids, Joe Penegar, Jesse Penegar, Jake Penegar, JD Penegar, Jonah Penegar, Luke Crowley, Elizabeth Miller, and Bailee Penegar.  He also has 9 Great Grandkids – Gabriel Penegar, Brandon Penegar, Alexis Penegar, Tyler Penegar, Avery Penegar, Colby Penegar, Jaxson Penegar, Ethan Miller, and Mackenzie Miller.  

1 brother Dillon Penegar, (Elaine) and many nieces and nephews.

The Penegar Family will receive family and friends on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Corinth Baptist Church, 3805 Corinth Church Rd. Monroe NC 28112.

Visitation at 1:00pm, Service at 2:00pm with a graveside service immediately following in the church cemetery.

The family would like to encourage that memorials in Henry’s name be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, or Hospice of Union County NC.

We would like to extend a special heartfelt Thank You to Henry’s Caregiver and youngest son Ted Penegar for everything he has done for his Dad this past year of his life to make his last days as comfortable as possible.

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March 3, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Corinth Baptist Church (Corinth Church Rd)

Graveside Service
March 3, 2022

2:00 PM
Corinth Baptist Church
3805 Corinth Church Road
Monroe, NC 28112

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