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Clyde Penny

November 4, 1952 — March 30, 2021

Clyde Penny

Cheraw, SC

Mr. Clyde Michael Penny, 68, died on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.  Born, November 4, 1952 in Asheboro, NC he was a son of the late Clyde C. and Iris Lowdermilk Penny.  Mr. Penny was the Director of Ground Transportation with Charlotte Douglas International Airport and was the VP of the Board of Directors with the International Parking Institute as well as the President of the Carolinas Parking Association.  He was also a member of First Presbyterian Church of Cheraw, SC.

Clyde was an avid UNC Tar Heel Fan, and enjoyed basketball, music, soccer and disc golf.  He was involved with Rock Hill Parks and Recreation and received the Ray Warner Coach Award.

Mr. Penny leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Helen Dru Hamden Penny of the home; sons, Austin Penny (Blair) of Winston Salem, NC and Cam Beck (Kelli) of Cheraw, SC; a daughter, Meg Sprouse of Rock Hill, SC; brothers, Jim Penny of Charlotte, NC and Roger Penny of Asheville, NC; sister, Lynne Cullins of Raleigh, NC; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Old St. David's cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am

Saint David's Cemetery

91 Church St, Cheraw, SC 29520

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