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Dick died January 28, 1996 in Harrisonburg, VA. He was a Navy veteran of WWII. After military service he acquired degrees from the Univ. of Montana (Wildlife Technololgy) and the Univ. of Minnesota(Forestry). Dick went on to a 35-year career with the U.S. Forest Service.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Pennington, Richard (Missoula 1948)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1295.