|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1918|
|Death: ||Dec. 19, 2012|
JONESPORT - Raymond O. Smith, 94, a lifetime resident of Jonesport, passed on Dec. 19, 2012, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth. Raymond was born June 6, 1918, in Jonesport, eldest son of Leon R. and Gladys (Kirby) Smith.
Raymond graduated from Jonesport High School in 1938, served in the U.S. Army, graduating from Motor Transport School at Fort McPherson, GA, with a rating of 1st class machinist. Raymond worked as a commercial fisherman for more than 85 years, receiving his first fishing license at the age of 9.
Raymond is survived by his wife of 16 years, Barbara Smith of Jonesport; children, Herbert L. (Linda); William R. (Ruth); Ralph L. (Joyce) and Jean M. Guptill (William); Rev. David R. (Donna); stepdaughters, Bethany Shute (Sherwood) and Alissa Dye (Michael); brother, Leon R. Smith Jr. (Angelina); sisters-in-law, Betty Smith and Janis Woodward; 22 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife of nearly 54 years, Algie "Louise" Woodward Smith, in 1996; his parents; brother, Robert Smith; sisters, Lucille and Marilyn Smith; grandson, Dwayne Smith; and great-grandsons, Cameron Isaac Farris and Cole William Guptill.
A funeral service on Dec. 24, at Pentecostal Lighthouse Church, with Pastor Denzil A. Channell officiating. Committal will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Jonesport.
Leon Roscoe Smith (1892 - 1983)
Gladys Ella Kirby Smith (1895 - 1998)
Algie Louise Woodward Smith (1920 - 1996)*
Raymond Otis Smith (1918 - 2012)*
Raymond Otis Smith (1918 - 2012)
Created by: Dorothy Alley Abbott
Record added: Dec 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102383414
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