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  • "sorry for your loss. remember his smile and laugh. scott ..."
    - scott maloy
  • "So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are..."
    - Darlene Schoenrock
  • "While we did not know each other well, we were family and..."
    - Bryon Knight
  • "We are so sorry for your loss, it was a shock to Millie and..."
    - Millie and Vern Taft
  • "Your love of life, family, and friends was contagious. Our..."
    - Dennis & Fran Knight
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SCOTT RYAN SMITH November 13, 1974 October 15, 2016 Scott, or as known by others as "Scoots," was born to the proud parents of Robert and Earlene Smith on November 13, 1974, in Redding, California. His family moved to Burbank, Washington, when Scott was six months old, where he spent the majority of his life. Scott wandered from time to time but always ended up coming back to his home in Burbank. Scott attended Columbia Burbank Elementary, Middle, and High School, where he graduated in 1993. While growing up, he enjoyed playing football and baseball. Swimming at Cargill and jumping off the train bridge were also activities that Scott enjoyed. Scott was blessed with a kind heart. He was very generous and would give everything he had to help others. He always had a smile on his face and had the gift of gab. Scott knew no strangers but, instead, thought of everyone as friends. He loved being surrounded by people and had a wealth of friends. Scott loved spending time with his family, especially around the holidays when he enjoyed all the family traditions. One of his favorites was making sugar cookies with his daughters. Scott was the happiest when he was surrounded by his family and making lasting memories. Scott was an avid sports fan and had a special love for the Seattle Seahawks and the Boston Red Sox. From the time he was a little boy, he loved playing family games of baseball in the front yard and had a gift for memorizing factshis mind was like a steel trap. He also enjoyed music, puzzles, cribbage, and Words with Friends. He was an avid hunter, especially duck and pheasant. Scott was a jokester and always had a nickname for everyone. Some of his favorite words and phrases were: "Dynamite!" "How we doin' folks?" "Hot-to-trot!" "Oh My!" and "One time." Scott will be missed by his parents Robert (Bob) and Earlene (Terri) Smith, his grandmother, Alice Marie Smith, his son, Dylan Anthony Kuhns, his three daughters, Sophia Monique, Isabella Grace, and Emma Earlene Smith, his brother, Shawn Smith, sister, Kimberly Knight, brother-in-law, Eric Knight, and niece, Kierra Knight. Scott also leaves behind the love of his life, Amber Ann Champagne-Wright, as well as the many, many friends he met along the way. He is truly going to be missed by all. A Celebration of Life service will be held October 22nd, 2016, at 11:00 am at the First Baptist Church of Burbank. Interment will follow at City View Cemetery.
Published in Tri-City Herald on Oct. 20, 2016