Byrne J McIntosh

August 24, 1924 — July 30, 2017

Byrne J McIntosh

B.J. ‘Red’ McIntosh

(Aug. 24, 1924 - July 30, 2017)

 

B.J. “Red” McIntosh died July 30, 2017, at his home in Powell. He was 92.

He was born on Aug. 24, 1924, in Burlington, to Ira and Florence Adella (Yorgason) McIntosh.

Red graduated from Burlington High School, and went on to serve in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He served as a B-17 tail gunner.

Red married the love of his life, Jill Leonard, on Feb. 2, 1945, in Avon Park, Florida. They made their home in Greybull. The couple enjoyed 72 years of marriage.

Red was self-employed as a fuel distributor. He also served as a volunteer fireman and was a member of the Elks. They made their home in Powell after retirement

His hobbies included fly fishing and golf, and he also served as a softball umpire.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Maxine Shanor, Gertrude Vogelsburg, Iris Lunt, in the preceded in death.

Eleanor Bates.

Red is survived by his wife Jill McIntosh of Powell; sons Kip (Cindy) McIntosh of Greybull and Dane (Derla) McIntosh of Powell; brothers Gordon, Robert, Howard and Duane; sister Eleanor; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A private family gathering will be held to remember Red.

Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and condolences may be sent to the family at www.thompsonfuneral.net or P.O. Box 807, Powell, WY 82435.

 

 

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