Ernest J. Longanecker, 66, of Spokane Valley, died Sunday, April 13, 2014.
He formerly resided in Okanogan and Winthrop. He was a smokejumper from 1970 through 1974. He also worked for Kaiser Aluminum and as an independent aluminum broker.
Survivors include his children, Sam, Skyler and Joy.
A service will be held May 10 at Gretna Green Chapel in Spokane.
Arrangements are by Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel, Okanogan.