“Mrs. Anne: i'm so sorry for the loss of sweet Mr. Bud. I will never forget him for so many reasons--his impeccable diction, intelligence, friendship and of course, his willingness to keep the AOA class straight!! You have inspired me beyond words in your dedication to him and everlasting love. I will keep you and your precious family in my prayers. I love you~ Lisa
“Our deepest sympathies go out to Becky and Leon's family. His obituary details what an impressive man he was and the numerous contributions he made to others. We hope you find comfort in having had and loved such a special man.
Dave & Terri Rauh, Orlando
“To the Smith Family:
What an awesome man that contributed so much to the lives of many. I am sure he lived his dreams and along with Anne, raised a wonderful family. Men like Bud don't come along very often. I truly enjoyed the times I spent with him. May the family have peace and love.
I received your E-Mail and I have notified our Classmates of 1951. You know Dee's and my heart goes out to you and the family. I have missed Bud for a long time now, but he is in a BETTER place now. God Bless all of you.
CLASS OF 1951 will always remember you
“Our deepest prayers and sympathies go out to the entire Smith Family. Bud was a great man with lasting impressions and words of wisdom. Scott give your mother a big hug and kiss from all of us. With our deepest regards, Mark Dempsey and the entire Dempsey Family
“Bud was always one of my favorites and he left an impression on me that is still there. I am so glad to hear of his accomplishments. Most of all, he will always be remembered by his section B classmates.
With love and sympathy,
“To Becky & The Family of Bud Smith....
Truly an AWESOME man and a wonderful legacy he left for his family. Wonderful memories will lessen the sadness, and soon you will feel him near you daily. Please know our love and Prayers are with you all, during the coming days.
“So sorry to hear of Bud's passing. May God grant you peace and comfort during this time.
Rick & Lisa Cobb
Praying for your and your family during this time of loss. Bud was a wonderful caring neighbor and you have been a great friend to our family. Love, Bob & Cindy Milk
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Leon L. SmithCommander. Leon Louis (Bud) Smith, United States Navy, Retired, of Florence, passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. A memorial celebration service will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, Florence. Visitation for...Read More