SMITHGALL, Richard D. 73, of Spring Hill, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 at his home. Born in Johnson City, NY he came to this area 14 years ago from Clifton Springs, NY. He was a manger for United Parcel Service, was a Firefighter for the Clifton Springs Volunteer Fire Dept., retired as a bus driver for the Phelps-Clifton Springs Public School System, drove an ambulance for Finger Lake Ambulance Service in Clifton Springs, NY, was a loyal employee at Home Depot in Spring Hill where he loved working for the last 14 years and was a member of the Elks Club, Aripeka Lodge #002520. Survivors include his wife: Constance "Connie"; son: Richard (Denise) Smithgall, Jr. of Odessa; daughter: Joi Smithgall-Kneiss of New Port Richey; brother: Robert (Sheila) Smithgall of Endicott, NY and 2 grandchildren: Justin Kneiss of New Port Richey & Courtney Smithgall of Odessa. A memorial service will be held 2 pm Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill Chapel with Pastor Jack Martin presiding. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Clifton Springs Fire Dept., PO Box 15, Clifton Springs, NY 14432 or the
. Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home Spring Hill Chapel 352-686-6649 "Family Owned & Operated" www.merrittfuneral.com
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Dec. 7, 2012