Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 12, 2017
Philip T. Smith EHS 1948
Formerly of Alexandria, Virginia, passed away on October 16 2017 in Florida.
He was born in Washington, DC. June 14, 1930. He served in the US Air Force during
the Korean War and had a 30 year career with Goddard Space Center, Greenbelt,
MD. He was a Payload Specialist, part of the Apollo 11 and subsequent missions until
retiring in 1992.
He was predeceased by his wife, Rose T Smith.
Surviving him are stepson, Runyon (Ron) Tindell formerly of Alexandria VA; his sister,
Delores Osborne, of DeLand, FL; niece, Janet Dixon, nephews, Mike and Pat and
families in Florida.
A private Celebration of Life was held by the family.