RAY O. PENROD, LTJG, USN
Ray Penrod '41
Date of birth: July 4, 1917
Date of death: October 15, 1942
From the 1941 Lucky Bag:
Ray was lost when USS Meredith (DD 434) was sunk by Japanese air attack on October 15, 1942.
His wife was listed as next of kin.
Ray's memory marker in Illinois says he was serving as Chief Engineer.