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Steve Penland

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A funeral service for Steve Penland, 80, of Dike will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Shane Carrington and Malcom King officiating.

A military graveside service, under the direction of the Hopkins County Military Coalition, will follow at Conner Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Kevin Keen, Ken Penland, Dan Penland, Randy Newman, Kenny Penland and Michael Hale. His brothers-in-law will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Steve Penland died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at his residence.

He was born in Altus, Okla., Jan. 18, 1933, the son of Ira Leslie Penland and Mary Clayborn (Truett) Penland.

He married Betty Jo Norman March 1, 1976, in Dallas. She survives.

He was a metal plater and plant manager of Dallas Plating Company for many years before opening Flora Plating Company, which he owned and operated for 13 years. He was also a cattle rancher.

He was of the Church of Christ faith and a lifetime member of VFW Post 8560. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.

Other survivors include three sons, Kenneth David Penland of Omaha, Neb., Daniel Steve Penland and wife, Christina, of Little Elm and Kevin Ray Keen and wife, April, of Dike; daughter Mary Dale Newman and husband, Ed, of La Vista, Neb.; two sisters, Elsie Cross and husband, Richard, of Garland and Irene Dykema and husband, John, of Belton; nine grandchildren, Randy Newman, Jimmy Newman, David Newman, Terry Wiebers, Kenny Penland, Andrew Penland, Michael Hale, Ashley Keen and Justin Keen; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Buck Penland and Boyd Penland; and sister Dorothy Bybee.

The online register can be signed at www.murrayorwosky.com.




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