Walter Robert "Bob" Pennock, age 78, passed away at home in Copperas Cove on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Scott's Funeral Home of Copperas Cove with visitation an hour before the service. Interment of his cremated remains will be at 2:00 pm on Monday, September 10, 2018, at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Bob was born on October 3, 1939, to the late Gordon and Helen Rae Pennock. Following high school graduation, he joined the United States Air Force in the fall of 1957 and later joined the United States Army and served for 25 years. While serving in Japan, he met Takeyo Ohtomo and they married on December 7, 1959. He retired in 1982 and completed his Master's Degree in 1984 at ATU. Bob worked with Civil Service for another 20 plus years. On August 24, 2012, Bob married Yoko Saito in Killeen.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Takeyo Pennock; siblings, Rae Pennock, George Pennock, Rose Riffle and Lorna Caskey.
Bob is survived by his wife, Yoko Pennock; daughters, Bonnie Ball and husband, Stephen, Lorna Moses and husband, Duane, and Helen O'Daniel; sister, Joan Goad and husband, Carl; seven grandchildren, Travis Ball and wife, Kirsten, Stephanie Ramirez and husband, Nick, Ashley Arms and husband, JD, Ethan Moses, Macie Moses, Sean O'Daniel, Cheyenne O'Daniel and two great-grandchildren, Hunter Ball and Savannah Ball.