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Dick, 21, died August 5, 1949, along with 11 other Missoula smokejumpers in the Mann Gulch Fire. He was born January 25, 1928, in Darby, Montana, and was in the Navy 1945-47. Dick grew up in Darby before moving to Missoula.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Sherman, Marvin Lester "Dick" (Missoula 1949)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1315.