RICHARD A. SCHMIDT,
Lt. Col. USAF (Ret.)
Of Springfield, on July 20, 2013, age 90. Beloved husband of Martha C. Schmidt; father of Carroll (Mitch) Mitchell and Cathy (Dorsey) Drummond; grandfather of DJ, Cooper, and Ricky; brother of Dorothy Aubrecht. An aeronautical engineering graduate of University of Minnesota
, he served in the US Air Force, worked at Wright-Patterson AFB, Edwards AFB, NASA and NSA. Dick was an avid golfer at Springfield Golf and Country Club. Friends are welcome at Demaine Funeral Home, 5308 Backlick Rd, Springfield, on Wednesday, July 24 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, August 19 at 10 a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church, 9300 Stonewall Rd, Manassas. Interment at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. Contributions may be made in Dick's memory to the Bishop Ireton High School Music and Theatre Dept, 201 Cambridge Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314.