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Richard, 34, died in Spokane, Washington, April 30, 1976, in an auto accident. He was born March 9, 1942, in Toole, Montana. He was a fish biologist for the Washington State Game Department. Richard jumped at NCSB 1960-61, and at Fairbanks 1962-64.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Simons, Richard Roy (North Cascades 1960)" (2021). Smokejumper Obituaries. 57.