Erin Pennington


Mr. Erin Ronald Pennington, 45, a resident of Arrowhead Drive in Belington, departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at his home. He had been in his usual health and death was sudden and unexpected.

He was born March 17, 1973, at Elkins, a son of Robert Lane and Janet Lynn George Lantz of Ellamore.

He is survived by his long time loving companion; Brenda Kay Gum of Belington, two children; Chandler William Pennington and Riley Heath Pennington both of Buckhannon, one sister; Holly Lynn Lantz and companion Mark Lentz of Belington. Additional survivors include a whole host of friends and his extended family.

Erin was a 1992 graduate of Coalton High School, a Protestant by faith and a stone mason by trade. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and loved to be in the outdoors.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Erin’s request for cremation will be honored. Friends will be received at the Talbott Funeral Home, 56 N. Brandenburg St. in Belington on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 1-2 p.m., when a memorial service will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Pastor Terry Gower officiating. Following the memorial service, the interment of his cremains will be in the Mt. Union Cemetery near Buckhannon.

The Talbott Funeral Home in Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Erin Ronald Pennington. Condolences can be made to the family at