John passed away peacefully in Davidson on January 22, 2018 at the age of 90.
John was predeceased by his brothers Robert Smith and Thomas Smith, his sisters-in-law Alta Smith and Gail Smith and his brother-in-law Lewis Smale. He is survived by his sister Ethel Smale, his brothers Charlie Smith and Walter Smith, his sister-in-law Gina Folk and numerous nieces and nephews.
John was born in Bladworth and the family moved to the farm in Davidson in 1937. He was a hard-working farmer, an accomplished gardener, a cut-throat card player, a curler, a well-known Tractor Puller and he could fix anything.
A memorial luncheon was held at the Davidson Parish Hall on Saturday January 27, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Davidson Health Trust Fund or the Davidson Seniors – cheques payable to the Town of Davidson, or donations may be directed to a charity of one’s choice.
Hanson’s Funeral Home of Davidson in care of arrangements.