He was born in Clinton and was a son of the late Wade and Ethel Franklin Pennington.
Perry loved living in the Lydia Mill Community, his joy was playing his guitar and riding his bicycle and spending time with his friends. He proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his sister Peggy Templeton (Joel) of Laurens; his nieces, Tami Putman (David) and Luann Croy.
Memorial service will be conducted Monday, June 19, 2017 at 2 PM at the Holly Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends following the service.