Charles (Chuck) was born on May 7, 1936, in San Francisco, Calif. He passed on November 10, 2018. Chuck was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, mentor and he was a dear friend

  He loved his family, roping, his horses, hunting, and watching football. He was always available for his many friends. Chuck was a member of the Operating Engineers Local #3 for 60 years, a PRCA member and a Gold Card holder, and an Oakdale Quarterback Club member.
  He was preceded in death by his parents, Noel and Louise Pennington; and his sister, Nancy Cook. He is survived by his loving wife Jody; children, Will (Jody) Pennington, Nancy Pennington, Tim Merzon, Trent (Spring) Merzon; grandchildren Charles, Noelle, Amanda, Mickey and Morgan. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and close friends.
  Chuck made a difference in the lives of many. He will be greatly missed. A celebration of life was held Nov. 19  at the Oakdale Rodeo Grounds.