Kingsley Smith Jr.

Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 19 Jan 2011 (aged 68)
Sunapee, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 64539875 · View Source
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SUNAPEE, N.H. - Kingsley Smith Jr., aged 68, died at his home on North Road, Wednesday evening, January 19, 2011.

Kingsley was born on December 23, 1942, the son of the late Kingsley, Sr. and Virginia (Coley) Smith in Springfield, VT. He was raised and educated in Springfield, VT, attended Springfield High School and graduated from Kimball Union Academy, then attended Middlebury College, and received his bachelor's degree in economics from Boston University, where he continued for another year in graduate school.

He married Devon D. Hall and shared 40 years. King worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance just out of college in Boston, before coming to Sunapee and purchasing Osborne's Marine with Devon, later selling and starting Sunapee Harbor Marine Center, which he owned and operated for 15 years. They later owned and operated the former Sunapee Community Store before retiring in 2007.

Kingsley enjoyed boats and old cars, the Red Sox, playing the stock market, and loved eating seafood with his daughter. He will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends who knew him so well over the years.

Survivors include his daughter, Alison C. Smith of Manchester, his sister, Cherrill Rowell and her husband, Bill, of Williston, VT, his nephew, Scott Robertson of N. Andover, MA, and his ex-wife, Devon Smith of Sunapee. He was predeceased by a brother, Wyman Gordon Smith and his niece, Jill Ann Robertson.

Calling hours will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, January 23, 2011, at the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home, 42 Main Street in Newport. Services will be at the convenience of the family and burial will take place in the spring at the family plot in N. Clarendon, VT. For more information or to send a condolence, please visit the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home at

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Published in Rutland Herald on January 22, 2011

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  • Created by: Carol Bestick
  • Added: 22 Jan 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 64539875
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kingsley Smith Jr. (23 Dec 1942–19 Jan 2011), Find a Grave Memorial no. 64539875, citing Smith Cemetery, Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Carol Bestick (contributor 46991759) .