David Earl Penney, 55, finished his race and passed away peacefully in his home Saturday, April 16th, 2016 after a short battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Abbie Shannon Penney; his daughter, Tiffany Penney Berrio, her husband, Alan and their daughters, Allie, Kora, and Chloe of Whitney, TX; his son, David Penney, Jr. and wife, Stormy of Austin; his son, Franky J Penney, wife, Tosha, and their children, Hailey, Franky Jr., and Emily; and his son, Aiden Penney, all of Cherokee. He also leaves behind four sisters, two brothers, many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and countless friends and brothers and sisters in Christ. David was born in Austin, TX, on April 22, 1960 to Frank and Winnie Penney and grew up in the Austin area. As a young man he spent two years in the Marine Reserves. He met Abbie Shannon in May of 1979 on a blind date and married her one month later on June 17, 1979. She was and always will be his angel.