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Thomas Frank Penfold, Sr

Thomas Frank Penfold, Sr. , of Tullahoma, passed this life on Friday, August 13 th , 2021 at his home at the age of 95. Mr. Penfold was born in Home Gardens, California to the late Vern and Alice McFadden Penfold. He served his country proudly in the United State Navy during World War II and went on to work as a Hydraulic Engineer with Bertea Products. Mr. Penfold also worked for NASA tracking astronauts during the Apollo Missions. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Tullahoma and loved his Lord and Savior. He also loved farming and spending quality time with his family. In addition to his parents, Mr. Penfold was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Joan Penfold; four sons, Ken Penfold and his wife Teri, Duane Penfold and his wife Elaine, Ron Penfold and his wife Jacque, and Tom Penfold and his wife Jackie; 14 grandchildren, Julie, Jared, Kellie, Cody, Laura, Casey, Treva, Mandie, Ronnie, Gavin, Christina, Graeme, Gareth, and Maegan; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 19 th , 2021 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 11:00am-1:00pm with the funeral to immediately follow at 1:00pm with Dr. J. Herbert Hester officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Gareth and Lindsay Penfold’s upcoming missionary work in Lille, France. Donations may be made via [ | ] by selecting “Penfold” from the missionary list or by mailing to IAFR, P.O. Box 1405, Wheaton, IL 60187. Please make checks payable to IAFR with the subject line “Penfold.” Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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