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‘Sweet Home Alabama’ and ‘Forrest Gump’ Actor Bob Penny Dies At 87


Here we are going to share sad news related to the death of Bob Penny passed away at the age of 87 years. He was also most popular for appearing in “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Forrest Gump” and he died on Sunday 25 December 2022. He was the most popular actor and people most liked his roles. He gained lots of love from the people and his fans are asking lots of questions related to his sudden death. Let us talk about him and also discuss the cause of his death in detail.

Sweet Home Alabama and Forrest Gump Actor Bob Penny Dies

How Did Bob Penny Die?

According to the reports of an obituary from Laughlin Service Funeral Home in Huntsville that he passed away on 25 December 2022. They didn’t reveal the cause of his death and the cause of his death is not disclosed yet. There are too many rumors flowing on the internet that disclose the cause of his death but there is no announcement is made by his family and close individual which reveals the clear and confirmed cause of his death. We will update our article after getting any information related to the cause of his death and mention it in our article.

Who Was Bob Penny?

Robert Lynn Penny was Born on 29 June 1935 in Anniston, Alabama, USA and he was a graduate in his education career. He began his acting career after resigning from the post as Professor of English Literature at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1990. He gained lots of love by performing the best roles in his lifetime his famous movie was Mississippi Burning (1988), Forrest Gump (1994), and My Cousin Vinny (1992) and then he makes more success to his own name. He was survived by his sister named Jean Marion Yount, brother William Earl Penny (Betty), six nieces, and one nephew and they all always feels his absence.

Social media is flooded with tributes for him and lots of people are expressing their grief for his death. There is not much information coming forward related to his personal life including his marital status, wife, and children.

His long age may be the cause of his death but nothing can be said too early and he was too weak to suffer any disease at this age. He gives three decades of his life in teaching English and poetry at the University of Alabama before making a career in acting. For reading more articles related to the latest news and other topics of the entire world then always stay tuned with our website.


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