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Richard R. SMITH

1920 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Richard R. SMITH Obituary
February 28, 1920 - February 27, 2016
Richard "Dick" Smith, passed away in his sleep, one day before his 96th birthday. Born in Los Angeles, to Oren and Grace Smith. Graduated Manual Arts H. S., in 1938. Served in US Navy, 1941-45. Married Virginia Love, Oct. 1941, passed away, May 1993. Career in the insurance industry--retired 1982. Born leader, gifted athlete, artist, gardener, active in churches, and the YMCA. Loved and remembered as a good man, great father, and a kind, caring, and generous person. Survived by his son, Dean; daughter, Margaret Smith-Wisker; their spouses, Charlane Smith, and David Wisker; grandchildren, Joshua Smith, Morgan Smith-Kerzie, Elizabeth Wisker, and Claire Wisker; great-grandchildren, Malia Smith, Jianna Smith, and Matthew Kerzie; and, his second wife, Satnik "Nikki" Vartanian-Campbell.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 28 to Feb. 29, 2016
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