Flying Tiger Line Pilots Association
Wayne L. "Red" Smith
Wayne L. "Red" SMITH Born December 21, 1936 in Chewelah, WA., passed away October 22, 2008 when his 1946 Stinson 108 airplane crashed in Concrete, WA. Red was a graduate of Mt. Si High School in 1955. He was a resident of Bellevue, WA. Red retired from Federal Express as a 747 Captain. Prior to Fed EX Red flew for Flying Tigers and also worked for United Airlines and JAL. Red spent his extra time working on his other passion for cars. He was a member of the National Ford V8 Club, Cascade Regional Group, and the PSRG Regional Group. Red's other interests included building and flying RC model airplanes, water and jet skiing, and was a volunteer for the Young Eagles Flight Club. Red was survived by his Wife of 22 years Janet, Sister: Beverly Pitts, Children: Andy Smith, Barbara Gourley, Stepchildren: Lisa Cannon, Mike Hinz, 7 Grandchildren: Casey, Ryan, Scott, Cody, Shane, Taylor, and Cole.
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