SMITH, Cecil Marvin
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1931 ~ 2012
Passed away December 6, 2012 at Minoru Residence, Richmond, BC at the age of 81. Cecil is lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years, Eunice Gwinevere Smith; his eldest son and family Gordon Smith (Joella), grandson Andrew (Sherri), great-grandsons Jacob, Joseph, Riley, grandson Micah (Sarah) great- grandchildren Charis, Chaia and Caelan; his daughter and family Judy Henry, granddaughter Sheila (Reb), great-grandchildren Jillian and Riley, grandson Chad Henry (predeceased); his youngest son and family Benjamin Smith (Anne Leary), grandchildren Joshua, Jayden and Amber, as well as cousins and countless friends. Cecil was born in Edmonton, AB March 12, 1931. He met Eunice in Regina, SK while attending the Canadian Bible Institute and after graduating and pastoring for a couple of years in Saskatchewan, left for the mission field (Ecuador, SA) in 1956. After many years of service with the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Ecuador, Canada and Mexico, he and Eunice retired in Richmond in 1998. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 11:00 am at Richmond Alliance Church, 11371 #3 Road, Richmond, BC, followed by a reception. A private Interment Service will take place earlier on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions be made to Seminario Biblico Alianza in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Cheques can be made out to Resource Leadership International www.resourceleadership.com
Delta Funeral Home (604) 946-6040
Delta Funeral Home - Delta
5329 Ladner Trunk Rd.
Delta, BC V4K 1W6
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Dec. 11, 2012