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Argus died September 25, 2013, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula of natural causes. He was born at home near Black Springs, Arkansas, in 1941. He jumped at Missoula from 1961-1965 and was a member of the National Guard Special Forces Unit. Argus moved to Dillon in 1967 where he was Fire Control Officer on the Dillon District of the Beaverhead N.F. He retired in 1996 and moved to Condon, Montana.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Black, Argus (Missoula 1961)" (2013). Smokejumper Obituaries. 779.