Gary L. Smith, 71, of Riverhaven in Homosassa, Florida, passed away August 18, 2014. He was born August 16, 1943, in Oxford, England to the late Rollin and Eileen Smith. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a retired District Manager for Davey Tree Expert Company in Long Island, New York for 32 years. He was an avid golfer and hunter. He was a member of the West Citrus Elks Club #2693 of Homosassa, Nature Coast Anglers Fishing Club, and the Nature Coast Bee Keepers Club.
He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Paula G. Smith; son, Gregory (Heidi) Smith of New Jersey; brother, Donald Smith and his wife Marian of Crystal River; brother-in-law, Sidney (Sandra) Smith, and his sister, Wendy Ochrenhirt of Kearns, Utah; and one grandchild, Sydney; and several nephews and nieces. Arrangements are under the direction of Strickland Funeral Home and Crematory, Crystal River.
Strickland Funeral Home
1901 South Highway 19 Crystal River, FL 34429
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Aug. 21, 2014