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Smiley, 91, died May 19, 2019, in Missoula, Montana. He was born October 20, 1917, in Ronan, Montana. His truck-driving career began hauling dynamite while living in Hamilton. Following his move to Missoula, Smiley drove for Missoula Cartage until his retirement, 32 years and five million accident-free miles later. Smiley jumped at Missoula during the 1946 season and had seven practice and five fire jumps.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Williamson, Homer B. (Missoula 1946)" (2019). Smokejumper Obituaries. 553.