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Monday, October 31, 2016

NWA Capt. Barry D. Broxson

USAF veteran, NWA Capt. Barry D. Broxson
February 24, 1939 ~ August 31, 2016
News has reached us with the passing of RNPA member retired Northwest pilot Captain Barry David Broxson, age 77.  Captain Broxson joined Northwest Airlines 11-06-1967 and retired in 1999.  He was widowed in December 2015 with the passing of his wife Judith 'Judy'.
To view/sign the online guestbook please visit the funeral home website at
Service arrangements are not known. 
Thank you,
~ Carol for the PCN  
Obituary.................Barry David Broxson
Barry D. Broxson, 77, passed away August 31, 2016 in Auburn, WA. He was born in Seattle February 24, 1939 to parents Howard and Lois Broxson, long time residents of Maple Valley.  He attended Tahoma High School, graduating in 1957 and in 1961 graduated from CWC in Ellensburg.  On August 19, 1961 he married the love of his life Judith Nyseth of Kent, WA.

Barry joined the Air Force and with his wife, moved to Lubbock, Texas to take his flight training. Barry was then off to Beale Air Force Base in California where he flew KC-135’s as a Captain participating in the SR-71 program at the Strategic Air Command.  During his time in the Air Force, Barry and Judy had two beautiful children, Jeff and Lisa.  After five years with the Air Force he began flying for North West Airlines rising to the rank of Captain and flying 747-400’s.

After 33 years with NWA, Barry retired in 1999.  Barry enjoyed restoring old cars, remodeling the house, working in the yard and was an active member of the Sons of Norway in Auburn.  Judy passed away on December 6, 2015 after 54 years of marriage. Barry is survived by his son Jeff and wife Renee, of Mill Creek and his daughter Lisa and husband David Dal Molin, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was a very caring and gracious man.  He is dearly loved by his family and will be greatly missed by all of us.
Obituary..........................Judith Oliene Broxson
Longtime Kent resident Judith Oliene Broxson, 73, passed away December 6, 2015. She was born February 23, 1942. Raised in Kent, she graduated from Kent-Meridian High School in 1960 and attended Central Washington College for one year. Judith and Barry were married for 54 years. Judy is survived by her husband Barry Broxson; son Jeff (Renee) Broxson; daughter Lisa (David) Dal Molin; and Brother John Nyseth. A memorial service followed by reception will be held December 16, 2015 at 1:00pm at Kent Lutheran Church, 336 2nd Ave S., Kent. Please view the entire obituary and sign the guestbook at edline-yahn.com

From: RNPA News    Sent: Friday, October 28, 2016 9:35 AM    Subject:  Barry Broxson Has Flown West.

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

NWA pilot Barry Broxson passed away on August 31, 2016 in Auburn, Washington. His extended family were longtime residents of nearby Maple Valley were Barry grew up. He served in the USAF and for 33 years with NWA. His lifetime partner and wife preceded him and passed away on December 13, 2015. Barry is survived by his son Jeff and daughter Lisa. He was a very caring and gracious man; and a fine aviator to boot.

Bill Day

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