He retired from Ford Motor Company after 37 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Hazel Pendleton, and Nanny Ann Pendleton; and sisters, Ruth, Fannie, Pauline and Beulah.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Shirley Conley Pendleton; son, Gregg Pendleton, of Ocala; daughter, Ronda (William) Newman, of Ocala; grandchildren, Carrie (Christopher) Maloy, Zoe and Logan Pendleton, Billy and Tyler Newman; great grandson, Christopher Leo Maloy; brother, Mason Pendleton; and sister, Hazel Lowe.
Visitation will be 2 to 4 P.M. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Countryside Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 2 P.M., Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Unity Baptist Church, in Anthony, Florida, with Pastor Samuel W. Clements officiating. Interment will follow in Anthony Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Unity Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1090, Anthony, FL 32617.