David Joseph Smith
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David Joseph Smith, age 52, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 12, 2012, with his family at his side.
He was born April 4, 1960 to Robert and Angeline Smith in Wilmington, Delaware. He was a graduate of Alexis I. duPont High School and the University of Delaware. After college he traveled to California where he worked for a few years then transferred to San Antonio, TX where he was employed by Shaw Industries.
David's number one priority in life was his children. He was an avid golfer, fisherman, and hunter, but his best times were spent with is family and friends at the beach. His sense of humor and caring heart touched the lives of all who knew him.
Special thanks to his long time love, Lyn Aldrich, and the many neighbors in San Antonio who provided so much care and support.
David is survived by his children, Ashton Paige, Zachary and Jacob Smith; his parents, Robert J. Smith and Angeline Smith; his sister, Bette and husband Franklin Huber; his brother, Robert J. Smith, Jr.; three nieces and two great-nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph's on the Brandywine Friday, September 21, at 10 am.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to, MD Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210-4486 mdanderson.org/gifts.
Published in The News Journal from Sept. 17 to Sept. 18, 2012