Thursday, 24 March 2022 16:09

Robert Scott Pennell

Robert Scott Pennell, age 55, of Brodnax, VA, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2022.
Born at Fort Eustis, VA, he was the son of the late James Monroe Pennell and Hazel Willingham Pennell. He was also preceded in death by four of his siblings, Rodney Pennell, Randy Pennell, Paul Teal, and Betty Daugherty. Scott had endless knowledge when it came to cars and motorcycles, and he could fix just about anything. He was a talented auto body mechanic and the owner of Southside Collision in South Hill, VA. He will be remembered as a hard-working man, compassionate and easy going, but most of all as a loving husband, father, Papa, and friend to many. Scott is survived by his wife of 30 years, Sandra Yonker Pennell; a son, Christopher Scott Pennell (Alexandra); a granddaughter, Maelynn Pennell; stepdaughter, Jessica Hawkins; special nieces, Catherine Pennell Davis and Hattie Pennell Richards (Dontrell). He was special Papa to Kaelee, Nick, Alanah, J’niya, Camina, Finnian, Jasmine, Brooklynn, and Donovan. Scott is also survived by three sisters, Brenda Caswell (Bill), Kathy Porcelli (Pete), and Peggy Graves (Jerry). A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Williams Funeral Home & Crematory of Lawrenceville, VA, followed by interment at Crestview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brunswick County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 522, Lawrenceville, VA 23868 or the Mecklenburg County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 311, Chase City, VA 23924. Condolences may be expressed at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com.
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  • Comment Link Donna Willingham Monday, 28 March 2022 17:02 posted by Donna Willingham

    Sandra and family: Im so very sorry for the loss of Scotty. May the Lord comfort your hearts and surround you always with his unfailing love He knows, he cares. My love and prayers

  • Comment Link Richard Watson Monday, 28 March 2022 13:49 posted by Richard Watson

    I knew Scott when I needed help at Southside Collision. He was caring and compassionate at a time when I was confused and a bit shocked by my experience. He was kind enough to drive me home as my car was not driveable. I really appreciated him. am sorry to hear of his passing at such a young age. Sympathies to the family and friends of Scott.

  • Comment Link Angela Forbes Sunday, 27 March 2022 13:50 posted by Angela Forbes

    To Sandra and family ...I am so very sorry to hear about Scott's passing....I know you're all heartbroken...I just lost my mom a month and a half ago and it hurts so much ??prayers and hugs sent to you all and may you find comfort and peace in time to come. Sending our love....
    Angela Forbes and daughters

  • Comment Link Paul  Mary  Attanasio Saturday, 26 March 2022 17:58 posted by Paul Mary Attanasio

    Sandra
    We are so sorry for the loss of Papa Scott. Will keep you and your family in our prayers.
    Mary and Paul Attanasio

  • Comment Link Jeanette and Kimmie Saturday, 26 March 2022 08:10 posted by Jeanette and Kimmie

    Sandra ,our hearts goes out to you and the family during this difficult time.I pray you guys find peace and comfort.

  • Comment Link Shirley Blackwell and Family Saturday, 26 March 2022 07:04 posted by Shirley Blackwell and Family

    In Deepest Sympathy may our Prayers and Faith Be with his Wife and Son and Family .So Sorry for your Losses . Mr.Scott was A hard Working Man.. Shirley Blackwell and Family.

  • Comment Link Brenda Caswell Saturday, 26 March 2022 05:47 posted by Brenda Caswell

    We will really miss Scott, he was a super person

  • Comment Link Jessica Hawkins Saturday, 26 March 2022 04:29 posted by Jessica Hawkins

    Scott you were more than just a step dad to me, you were my dad. I hate I couldn't see you one last time and tell you this. I wish you were still here, thank you for coming into my mom's life and treating me like a daughter. I love you and I will miss you forever??

  • Comment Link JESSICA Friday, 25 March 2022 15:34 posted by JESSICA

    Scott I wish I could have told you this before it was to late. But you was more than just my stepdad, you was my dad, and you were my hero when I needed. Thank you for coming into my mom's life and into my life. I will forever love you and miss you. This is so hard, how do you say goodbye when you are not ready ??

  • Comment Link Christy  Robert Wilson Friday, 25 March 2022 14:58 posted by Christy Robert Wilson

    We are sending our condolences. Prayers for your family in this difficult time.

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