James Thomas "J.T." Penn, 94, husband of Ruby Riggle Penn, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at the Cedar Ridge Health Campus.
Born November 18, 1924 in Harrison County, Kentucky to the late Alonzo Baird & Bernice Covington Penn, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, the longtime owner of Penn’s Standard Oil, was a volunteer at the Harrison County Museum and a member of the Cynthiana Christian Church.
Additional survivors include 2 sons: Tom Penn, of Lexington, and John Penn, of Frankfort; 2 daughters: Dixie (Billy) Taylor, of Cynthiana, and Beth (Allan) Jones, of Ravenna; and 2 grandsons: Michael & Anthony Carelli.
Also preceding him in death were 2 sisters: Helen Jean Wiglesworth and Barbara Rogers Ball.
Services will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home by Dr. Larry Bishop with burial to follow in Battle Grove Cemetery.
Family and friends will serve as Casketbearers.
Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. Saturday until the time of service.
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