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1948 Curtis 2022

Curtis E. "Butch" Penrose

February 8, 1948 — June 13, 2022

Curtis E. “Butch” Penrose, of Fowler, Ohio, was called home on Monday, June 13, 2022, while a patient of Shepherd of the Valley following a brief illness. He was 74.

Curtis was born on February 8, 1948, in Warren, Ohio, a son to Charles Curtis & Mary Louise (Bodi) Penrose.

He graduated from Mathews High School in 1966. He became a truck driver who amassed over 4 million miles over a 33 year career, driving most recently for Roadway Express, North Lima, Ohio.

He was a member of the Fowler Community Church; Teamsters Local #377, where he was a former union steward; National Rifle Association; and the Republican National Committee.

In his spare time, he enjoyed his dog, Lexie; as well as hunting & fishing in his earlier years. However, nothing came close to the love he had of being on the road.

He is survived by his sons, Michael Penrose, of Cortland, Ohio, and Marc (Stephanie) Penrose, of Fowler; his granddaughters, Alexis, Ashley, & Abbey; his great-grandchildren, Wesley & Marcella; his siblings, Sharlene Greene, of Niles, Ohio, Judy Price, of Fowler, and Laun Bee, of Niles; and his many nieces & nephews, great ones too.

Preceding him in death are his parents; step-father, Ralph Bee; and daughter-in-law, Terry Penrose.

A Memorial Service to honor Mr. Penrose will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2022, beginning at 10:00 AM, at the Fowler Community Church, 4665 State Route 305, Fowler, Ohio 44418.

As suggested by his family, memorial contributions can be made to the Animal Welfare League, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd., Vienna, Ohio 44473.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at

Coordination of this tribute for Mr. Penrose was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. (330-509-3135)

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Saturday, June 18, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Fowler Community Church

4665 OH-305, Fowler, OH 44418

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