Ret. Lt. William Golden Carter Pennington, SC, USN, 97, passed away on April 9, 2018. Lt. Pennington was born February 8, 1921 in Washington, DC. Following graduation from the University of Maryland in 1942, he entered the U.S. Navy and graduated from Officer Supply School at Harvard University in December 1942. Lt. Pennington served as the supply officer on the USS Reid (DD 369) in the South Pacific for 17 months, participating in operations at Guadalcanal, New Guinea and New Britain. After returning to the states, he was stationed in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington DC.