David L. Penman, 58, of Stanford, died Tuesday, March 11 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.
A native of Lincoln County, he was born April 13, 1949 to the late David Henry and Josephine Coulter Penman. He was retired from State Police Richmond Post after 14 years serving in Hazard, Mayfield, and Richmond and was a member of First Baptist Church in Stanford.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Marsha Henderson, Wilma Penman, and Ernestine Penman; and one grandson, Zendall Noble, Jr.
Survivors include his wife, LaDonna G. Penman of Hazard; five children, Charles Coulter of Brooklyn, N.Y., Althea Penman of Danville, Melissa Neal of Richmond, Justin Wayne Penman of Lexington, and Derrick Kennedy of Somerset; three step children, Tony Noble, Thomas Napier and Tracy Napier, all of Hazard; four brothers, James Penman of Lexington, George Penman of Stanford, Hershel Penman of Danville, and Mitchell Penman of Palm Coast, Fla.; five sisters, Virginia Neal, Anna Bright, and Wanda Penman all of Stanford and Joyce Daugherty and Geraldine Penman both of Lexington; 20 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.