A resident of Ridgetown, and formerly of Highgate, Garry Smith passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance,Chatham Campus, with his family at his side on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the age of 75.
Born in Howard Township, Garry was the son of the late Lloyd and Ada (Osborne) Smith.
Beloved husband of 50 years to Joyce (nee Somerville).
Loving father of Brad Smith (Cheryl) of Ridgetown and Mark Smith (Tanya) of Ridgetown.
Proud Grandpa of Hunter, Nathen, Trent and Chloe.
Predeceased by his brother Don Smith (late Fran). Dear uncle to Gean Keating (Greg), Cheri Keskeny (Steve) as well as many nieces and nephews. Also missed by friends and extended family.
Garry enjoyed bowling and euchre. He loved watching the Toronto Blue Jays and watching his grandchildren play hockey, bowling, baseball and soccer. Garry retired from Metaldyne in Thamesville after 18 years of service.
Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown on Monday, January 16, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. until the Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Mike Koppes officiating. Interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Ridgetown.
Donations made in memory of Garry to the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com