Rawling Wise Smith, age 64, of Moosic, died Sunday afternoon in Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia after an illness. He is survived by his adoring wife, caregiver, and best friend, Lori Davis Smith. Together since 1983, the couple were married on June 4, 2003.
Born in Baltimore, Md., on Jan. 8, 1950, Rawling is the son of Rev. Elmer Smith of Scranton, and the late Lucille Curley Smith. He attended the former Scranton Technical High School.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Rawling's name to the Gift of Life Family House, 401 Callowhill St., Philadelphia, PA, 19123. Please visit www.KearneyFuneralHome.com
for directions or to leave an online condolence.