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Arthur Penrod

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Arthur David Penrod, age 19 of Nashua, IA died Thursday, August 16, 2018, as a result of a car accident on his way home from work, just south of Nashua. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home in New Hampton, IA. Friends may greet the family at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Arthur David Penrod was born October 13, 1998, in Charles City, IA, the son of Stephen Albert and Marie Louise (Slater) Penrod. He attended Lincoln Elementary School, high school in both Charles City and Greene, IA, and Hawkeye Community College. Arthur, better known as "T", was involved in football and baseball in high school. He loved writing and wrote several great poems and stories that he shared with everyone. Arthur also had a passion for cars, learning all he could about them and working on them himself. He even owned his own '86 Corvette and was a member of the CVCC Corvette Club in Cedar Rapids. He enjoyed playing video games (Mortal Kombat) with his sisters. Arthur had a great sense of humor and enjoyed the old comedians like Red Skelton and Richard Pryor. Arthur was most recently employed by the Pinicon Restaurant in New Hampton. He will be long remembered for his ability to make friends where ever he went. Survivors include his parents, Stephen and Marie Penrod of Nashua; siblings, Taarna (Chris) Johnson, Shahara (Dan Logan) Dowd all of Charles City, Stephen Penrod IV of Des Moines, Sheryl Penrod of Austin, MN; several aunts, uncles and cousins; nephews, Owen & Taylor Dowd of New Hampton; niece, Alexis Johnson of Charles City. He was preceded by his grandparents, Al and Sharon Penrod, Jack and Evelyn Slater; his brother, Taylor Burl Penrod; one uncle Dwight Montgomery.

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  1. I’ll remember his purest heart, and his sweet demeanor. I’ve always loved him like he was my own son… He was so good to both of my daughters, a smart, intuitive, wise beyond his years young man.

  2. Marie and Steve, so sorry to hear about your son, you are in my prayers, if you need anything please let me know.may he rest in peace.

  3. I just recently met Arthur. He has a great personality and was very friendly and loving and supportive of his family. My words are few. Please have a moment of silence and hold your loved ones a little tighter. God bless y’all. Rest in Peace Art. 🌈💒🎶

  4. So sorry for the loss of your Son & Brother. Remember him well as a little man & young man.After moving away also learned that he turned in to a very great man.

  5. Never forgotten. He was the best baby. I was happy to see his daddy. Steve and Marie I love you and I’m so sorry. Love Amanda Loftus

  6. Steve & Marie
    sorry for the loss of your son, thoughts and prayers go out to you,
    And the whole family.
    Plainfield First Responder
    Melissa Schmall

  7. He was absolutely the best son anyone could possibly have, we are so proud of him and miss him always, Son I so hope you knew that! WE MISS YOU!

  8. He was the first person I fell in love with. I have nothing but good memories of him. I actually didn’t know him very well… just how he interacted with me. I didn’t try to ask him a lot of personal questions because I thought he and I would be together forever. Haha, ah, young me…. He disappeared in 2014. I didn’t know his last name so I couldn’t find him online to find out why. Today, I found a number he gave me way back that was out of order at the time, added it to my contacts, and synced my phone contacts to FB and found his profile. I wish I found it sooner. From what I read from those who loved him, it seems I missed out on someone special. I want to go back in time and reconnect with him. I want to know him even better than I did when we were together. He’s the first person in my life I cared about to have died. I can’t wrap my head around not being able to talk to him again. I feel like something special was taken from me and I haven’t spoken to him in 4 years. I wish I could have at least been at his funeral. It would be both the first and last time I got to see him in person, but at least I would have finally saw his face in front of me. I never got to video chat with him, didn’t even get to talk to him on the phone. I never even heard his voice. What does it sound like? This all feels so odd…. I’m so sorry for all those who lost him. I pray you will all heal soon. God bless <3


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