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David Matthew Penick

August 12, 1989 — July 12, 2022

David Matthew Penick, age 32 of Wildersville, TN, died Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN.

He graduated from Gateway Christian School in Paris, TN, in 2008 and went on to graduate from Jackson State Community College with an associate’s degree in computer technology.  David loved playing video games and was a gun collector.  He loved spending time with his family and his cat, Lily.

David was born August 12, 1989, in McKenzie, TN.  He is survived by his father, David (Sonja) Penick of Martin, TN, and his mother, Karan Whalin Penick of Wildersville, TN.

Along with his mother and father, he is also survived by two brothers, Randy (Ashley) Whalin of Wildersville, TN, and Jacob (Ashlyn) Penick of Rutherford, TN; two stepsisters, Sheree Watson and Macy Blake, both of Martin, TN; his grandmother, Carolyn (Donald) Hatcher of Puryear, TN; two aunts, Betty (Paul) Myrick of Murray, KY, and Donna Williams of Paris; one uncle, James (Kate) Whalin of TN; five nieces and nephews, James, Wyatt, Trey, Gracie, and Waylon; and cousins, Magen, Jonathan, Heather, Brandon, Bethanie, Alicia, Laura, Beckie, Kevin, James Jr., Joseph, Jason, and Bettie.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William David Penick, Elsia Marie Penick, and Burton Whalin; and one aunt, Marie Penick.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Friday, July 15, 2022, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the funeral service beginning at 1:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home.

Serving as pallbearers will be Randy Whalin, Brandon Vassuer, Jonathan Washburn, Joshua Taylor, Tyler Wood, and James Whalin, Jr.

Burial will be in Puryear City Cemetery in Puryear, TN.

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Friday, July 15, 2022

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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Friday, July 15, 2022

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Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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