Passed away at his home, August 12, 2013. He was born August 29, 1929, in New Albany, Indiana, the son of Loren and Martha Luther Smith. He joins his wife, Alyce Mae Smith of Oshkosh, Nebraska who passed away in 2004 after 56 years of marriage… together again, dancing the night away.
Dad was a proud veteran of the US Navy serving aboard the USS SIBONEY and on the Admiral Staff of the USS CORAL SEA. He retired from the USPS as the Postmaster of Springfield, Oregon after starting his career in Roseburg, Oregon.
He will be dearly missed by his six children and their families, which includes 10 grandchildren &11 great- grandchildren. Andrea & (Gale) Lewis of Overgaard, AZ, Duane& (LeaAnn) Smith of Myrtle Creek, OR, Paula & (David) Kennaday of Glide, OR, Kent & (Jodie) Smith of Eugene, OR, Janet & (Bill) King of Phoenix, AZ & Stephen Smith of Whittier, CA.
A Remembrance for family and friends will be Friday, August 30, 2013 from 5pm to 7pm at 27709 Gibraltar Loop in Eugene, Oregon. It will include a veteran’s “Honor Ceremony” at 5:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Eugene Mission or Salvation Army.
Please sign the guest book at www.registerguard.com/legacy