Jerry Paisley

Jerry Paisley with Fokker D-VII

Jerry Paisley, April 30, 1925 - Jan 6, 2014

Jerry passed away on January 6, 2014 at age 88 and after a wonderful lifetime, leaving his wife Helen, whom he married in 1948, four children (Diane, Deborah, Michael and Scott), 11 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Jerry and Helen were from Great Bend, Kansas. He served in the US Navy in World War II in the Western Pacific where his ship saw action several times. After returning from the WWII, Jerry graduated from College with an engineering degree and worked for Colonial Pipeline for most of his career. He and Helen retired to Smithfield, VA around 1995.

Jerry was a member of the DC Maxecuters (1976), the Brainbusters Model Airplane Club of the tidewater area (the same club that Earl Stahl belonged to), the Flying Aces Club (a Blue Max holder) and the Kudzu Squadron of the FAC. Jerry and Scott and Helen were very active in attending model plane contests from Geneseo to North Carolina. More by Pat Daily...

Jerry contributed a number of fine model designs to MaxFax over the years. We've included links to them here: