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George R. Smith

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RED LION George R. Smith, 67, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at his home. He was the husband of Deborah A. (Groft) Smith, to whom he was married for 37 years on March 20, 2014. A gathering of friends will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, at Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion. Full military honors will be presented at 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home by the Dallastown American Legion Honor Guard. Born October 2, 1946, in Sunbury, a son of the late George R. and Elaine (Engle) Smith, he had retired from GTE. Following his retirement, George worked for York County Government. George was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Mr. Smith was a past commander and active member of Dallastown American Legion Post 605 and enjoyed playing in the pool league at the Legion. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Mr. Smith is survived by a son, Stephen A. and wife, Tracie Bard of West York; three daughters, Tressa L. and husband, Mike Barnhart of Grafton, Ohio, Kelly S. and husband, Greg Houck of Brogue, and Kristi L. and husband, Phil Skinner of Parma, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; two brothers, Phillip Smith of York and Michael Smith of Dover; two sisters, Marcia Rebuck of Dornsife, Pa., and Kathy Parr of York; and a close nephew, Steve Simpson of Felton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dallastown American Legion, 57 W. Main St., Dallastown, PA 17313. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on May 30, 2014
Funeral Home
Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Home
35 Gotham Drive Red Lion, PA 17356
(717) 244-6991
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