This page is in memory of fellow RCSF pilots who have flown on to their eternal rest
Clifford W. Albright CMSGT USAF, Retired, Clifford W. Albright passed away at home on September 2, 2019, with his family around him. Cliff was born in South Dakota in 1929, one of eight children. He joined the Air Force, and retired after 20 years, having served in Japan, Korea, Germany, French Morocco, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Missouri. After the service, Cliff worked at Bendix Corporation, and retired after 25 years Cliff and Marg married in 1956, and settled in Grandview, where they raised their family. Together they attended many Scouting functions, sports events, band and choir concerts, plays and musicals, in support of their children and grandchildren. Cliff was a member of the Radio Control Sport Flyers in Grandview. He was a stickler for building his own planes. He taught both his son and grandson to fly, as well as many members of the flying club. He even built a flying lawn mower.
Ret. USAF MSgt. Randy Lee Lawson, of Harrisonville, Missouri, was born on June 14, 1964 in Richmond, MO to Cecil and Norma (Bradley) Lawson who survive him. He departed this life on January 8, 2018 at the age of 53.
On August 4, 1984, Randy was united in marraige to Laura Truman at Scott Air Force Base, IL.
Randy was a Jet Engine Mechanic in the Air Force and retired after 21 years and 8 months of service. During his time in the Air Force, he was stationed at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois, Ramstein, Germany, and Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho. He served in the Gulf War and Operation Enduring Freedom. After retirement he worked at PSWD #2 and later PSWD #11. He was also an amazing photographer who enjoyed meeting new people, who almost always became friends after the sessions were over.
Thomas Emery DeLoyht died December 10, 2017, at John Knox Village. He was born July 5, 1928, in Chicago, IL, and lived most of his life here in Kansas City.
Tom was a man of quality and integrity and gave an abundance of love to his wife and family. He was married to his wife, Kay in 1984 and after living in Arizona and Lake of the Ozarks, they settled in Lee’s Summit. Tom worked for Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Co for 36 years, retiring in 1986. He then went to work for the Gas Service Co., and retired in 1993 after working there 7 years.
Tom was an avid radio controlled model airplane builder and flyer. He belonged to the KC Sports Flyers and flew his planes at Stamm Field in Lee’s Summit. Tom is survived by his wife Kay DeLoyht, his daughter Shelley Hodge of Imperial, MO, grandsons, Ryan Hodge, Nashville, TN, and Brett Hodge, Omaha, NE, great-granddaughter, Paisley Marie Hodge, Omaha, NE. Also survived by Kay’s boys, Brad Nill, Bart Nill, Kansas City, and Mark Nill, Weatherford, TX, and their families. Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at John Knox Village Chapel, 500 NW Murray Rd., Lee’s Summit.