Samuel E. "Sam" Smyth

Samuel E. Smyth (Sam) cherished husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away peacefully into God's hands on October 13, 2013. Sam started working at the Boeing Company at age 18 where he began his career of 46 years and retired as factory manager of the 747/767 factory in 1994. Sam spent his retirement years traveling, both domestic and international, seeking his roots in Ireland, enjoying the salt water, shrimping and crabbing. He was an accomplished woodworker, a friend to all and lent a hand whenever he could. Sam had many loves in his life: banana cream pie, peanut brittle and Barbara, his wife. Sam has a blended family of eight children, eight grandchildren and two great grandsons -- he loved them all! Sam is also survived by his older brother, Bob Smyth. A celebration of life will be held Sunday, October 20 at 3:00p.m. at the Stanwood Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. In lieu of flowers, donations to the .

Published in The Herald (Everett) from Oct. 15 to Oct. 22, 2013