William Ernest Smith

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William Ernest Smith, age 91, of Cumming passed away peacefully at the Oaks on Post Sunday, April 30, 2017.
He was born on Dec. 26, 1925 in Camden, N.J., the son of William E. and Gladys Sarish Smith who have both predeceased him. He is also predeceased by his loving wife, Elizabeth Isabel Watkins Smith.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and is a veteran of World War II.
William loved technology and worked for most of his life as a Computer Programmer. He was retired from ISA.
Another great love of both he and Elizabeth's were dogs. They owned and operated their own kennel, Bayshore Kennels for many years.
William had a great love of music and books. He could always be found reading and thoroughly enjoyed spending countless hours attempting to read every book in the library.
In 1983 William and Elizabeth moved south to Cumming to be near their daughter, Jayne Cunningham who survives them.
A celebration of life service to remember and honor the lives of both William and Elizabeth will be held in Pennsylvania where they will both be interred together. The service date and time will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to your local humane society.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
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McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Cumming
150 Sawnee Drive
Cumming, GA 30040
(770)886-9899
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Published in Forsyth County News from May 4 to May 6, 2017