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Obituary - Robert L. "Papa Joe" Pendleton

A life celebration for Robert L. "Papa Joe" Pendleton who passed away on Sunday, August 10, 2008, at his home, was held on Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at Volusia Memorial Funeral Home in Port Orange,FL., with the Reverend Jim Smith as the celebrant. The family received friends from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. for two hours prior to the service on Wednesday. The interment was held at Volusia Memorial Park, Ormond Beach,FL., immediately following the service. Mr. Pendleton was born in McCracken County, Kentucky, and moved to the Port Orange area in 1973 from Hopkinsville, Ky., where he lived most of his life prior to moving to Florida. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was retired as a copy machine repairman and was bestowed with the title of Kentucky Colonel. He was a member of the V.F.W., American Legion and the Tennessee Walking Horse Association. His passion was showing Tennessee Walking horses and attending  horse shows. He loved golfing. Mr. Pendleton is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Elizabeth; son, Jeremiah Pendleton, Port Orange; daughter, Jennifer Pendleton, Shelbyville, Tenn.; and three grandchildren, Kyra, Joshua and Ryan, all of Daytona Beach. He was preceded in death by his parents, W.B. and Edna Mae Pendleton; son, Greg Pendleton; daughter, Lisa Pendleton; and sisters, Charlene Murphy and Martha Kenney. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc., American Diabetes Foundation and/or the Foundation for Halifax Health Medical Center, 303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114. Condolences may be shared with the family online at Arrangements were under the care and trust of Volusia Memorial Funeral Home in Port Orange, FL.


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