Gary David Smith, 79 of Center Township passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 in Heritage Valley Hospital, Beaver.
Born in Bellevue, (Allegheny County) Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Donald W. and Elda (Altvater) Smith.
He proudly served his country as a US Navy Seabee and Vietnam veteran, then reenlisted into the US Air Force from where he retired. Gary then graduated from LSU Shreveport and taught diesel mechanics. While living in Louisiana, Gary enjoyed spending time fishing and boating. Since coming backto Pennsylvania he particularly loved spending time with the grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Gary will be sadly missed by his wife Judy (Williams) Smith, three children; Brent (Christine) Baux, Kathy (Shawn) McGinnis, and Steve Baux, eleven grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 2 sisters in law, many nephews and a niece.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Donald Smith, a sister, Nancy Leader, and three brothers; Wayne, Roger, and Warren Smith.
A memorial service for family will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 11 am at Four Mile Presbyterian Church, 6078 Tuscarawas Road, Beaver, PA 15009.
Arrangements were entrusted to Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca.
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