LCDR SMITH, Richard Lawrence


Devoted husband of the late Linda Dewar-Smith (Mickey), beloved dad of Carrie Ann Smith (Peter Black), Victoria Lyn Smith, Scott Dewar (Chrissy) and Jeffrey Dewar.  Richard passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, March 20, 2017.

Poppa will be missed by Danni Gibbs, Riley Hurdle, Alexandra Dewar, his little chum Ethan Dewar and great granddaughter Jay Leigh.  He will be remembered by his sister Diane McLean (late Dave) and joins his late brother Paul and mother Myrtle King (Birdy).  Brother-in-law of Terri Mackey (Dave), Joanne Miceli, Juli Briglio (Rico) and Tina Evoy (Shawn).  Special friend of Colleen Weyer and uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 6 – 8 pm.  In respecting Richard’s wishes there will be no funeral service.

A heartfelt thanks to the wonderful people at Great Northern Retirement Home, SAH and Extendicare Van Daele.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to ARCH would be appreciated by the family.

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