Phillip Penn 1952-2013

OAKLAND, Calif. – Phillip Penn, 60, a native of Warren, departed Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at his home of natural causes.

He was born in March 28, 1952, in Warren, the son of Robert L. Penn Sr. and Marjori Penn.

A graduate of Warren G. Harding, he served in the U.S. Navy.

Phillip loved spending time with his family and friends. He loved collecting pictures and helping others.

He leaves behind four children, Phillip Penn Jr., Marcus Penn, Pamela Knight and Jan’ay Penn, all of Oakland, Calif.; eight grandchildren; two brothers, Robert L. Penn Jr. and Larry Smith, both of Warren; a sister, Jennifer Young of Pennsylvania; a sister-in-law, Rosalyn Penn of Warren; cousins; nieces; great-nieces nephews and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Juanita Penn.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Baker-Atkins Mortuary, 980 8th St., Oakland, CA 95607. A memorial service will be held in Warren at a later date. The family will receive friends at 1466 Moncrest Drive, Warren.

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