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Whitney Pentz

January 2, 1952 — May 1, 2015

MORGAN – Jacob Whitney Pentz, 63, died May 1, 2015 in Morgan, Utah.

He was born January 2, 1952 to Charles Irwin and Jewel Violet Carpenter Pentz.

Whitney was a simple man with a big heart and was always in a good mood.  He found ways to uplift another by being humorous and always provided the joke of the day.  All of the girls in the family will long remember him reminding us that we are beautiful.

Surviving are three daughters, Frances (Kody) Lee, Sara Pentz, Sally (Kyle) Benn; one son, Jacob (Cristi) Morgan Hall; 8 grandchildren; 12 brothers and sisters, Randy (Alona), Steve (Vicky), Byron (Vivian), Larry, Jewell (Scott) Woolsey, Joe (LuAnn), Pearl (Joe) Lloyd, Opal Pentz, Topaz (Brad) Baker, Zane (Stacie), Shane (Jill), and Lane (Robyn).

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Stan, Timothy, Zachariah and one sister, Ruby Nelson.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the Croydon Cemetery.

Born on a farm

Raised off the Land

No time to play

Turned a boy to a man

Bologna sandwiches on a truck tailgate

Quite the life he lived

One heck of a fate

A heart of pure gold

Stopped beating too soon

With a Shepherd in heaven

He’s gone to commune

Love your daughter, Frances Lee

I will never forget how his upbeat attitude and unique sense of humor kept everyone smiling, how serious he was about his passion for art and his love of his horse, Lawnmower.  He was a fun loving hippie and a tough cowboy that could get the job done.  He taught me how to ride and when I got thrown off to get back up in the saddle again, be gentle but make sure the horse knew I was boss, that no matter what we go through to be a trooper and no matter how bad the situation was it was “not our first rodeo”.  I know you are in a better place and smiling, finally at peace.  RIP Jacob Whitney Pentz, you are loved and will be missed.  Love your daughter, Sally Benn


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