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Bud, 88, died November 2, 2019. He was born April 29, 1931, in Lewiston, Idaho. He lived in Meridian, Idaho, and graduated from Boise High School, Boise Junior College and the Northrup Institute of Technology. Bud served in the Army and was a member of the Army ski team in Austria. He worked for Etna Helicopters, MK Aviation, Simplot Cattle and Texas International Cattle. Bud was instrumental in the Boise Airport becoming an international airport, shipping cattle to Korea. He championed water rights for many years as the Chairman for the Canyon County Water Company. He jumped at McCall 1955-58.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Phillips, Frank W. "Bud" (McCall 1955)" (2019). Smokejumper Obituaries. 540.