Bridges Funeral Home
5430 Rutledge Pike
Knoxville, TN
SMITH, BARRY EDWARD - age 58 of Blaine passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013. Native of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Barry played hockey for the Rochester Americans, the Boston Bruins, and the Colorado Rockies. He also coached hockey for the Knoxville Cherokees. Preceded in death by father, Edward William Charles Smith; and brother, Keith Thomas Smith. Survived by fiancé, Linda Cowell; son, Ryan Edward Smith; mother, Elizabeth Smith; sister, Iris Furber and husband Allan; brother, Robin Smith and wife Moe; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held 7:00 PM Thursday, September 12, 2013, at Bridges Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Bridges officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM Thursday at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 865-523-4999.

Published by Knoxville News Sentinel from Sep. 10 to Sep. 11, 2013.
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Barry you were an inspiration to many from Birdland. Such a sweet spirited person. Rest in peace and may Jesus comfort your family
Margie Walser ( Nicol)
September 27, 2013
RIP Barry the memories of road hockey and the NW Bruins will forever be my memories of you my hero
Jim Holewell
September 24, 2013
RIP Barry you will always be my hero and sincere friend the memories of both road hockey and the NW Bruin games will forever be cemented in my mind ty for your kindness Jim Holewell
September 24, 2013
The good times and memories will not be forgotten. You take care my Friend.
Peter Hayhoe
September 13, 2013
My heart felt sympathy's a to Linda & Ryan and family he will be missed.
Frank & Kay Bartholomeo
September 11, 2013
Robin, Moe and the rest of the Smith Family,

Please accept our condolences during this rough time! Robin, I will always remember the many great stories you've told over the years of your brother (with the little glimmer of pride in your eye). I look forward to many more!

One large salute to Barry!
Rod & Jennifer Wharram
September 10, 2013
So very sorry for the loss of Barry. He was a wonderful person and will truly be missed. Heartfelt condolences to family, fiance and friends. May God be with you all.
Lay Family
September 10, 2013
Barry,you are my best friend and you will always be in my heart and mind.And i will stay true to my words I had giving you,if any thing would split us away from each other.Now rest and relax and seat back and watch us from the skies above..And no throwing stuff at My thoughts and Prayers to your family and friends.
Charles Owens
September 10, 2013
My heartfelt codolences to the Smith family. Barry will always be the kid who made it to the big leagues from Birdland.
Rick Norton
September 10, 2013
So sorry for the loss. There are no words that can comfort anyone during this loss, only God and time will ease the pain.
walker family
September 10, 2013
Please know Robin that we are there with you in heart and in soul.We know how deeply you loved your brother Barry. We wish you, your family,Ryan and Linda peace and are in our thoughts & prayers. Bairy, Marilyn, Ryan, Jessica & Chase
Marilyn Marchuk
September 10, 2013
We were kids-Bear... Grew up and went our separate ways. You have always held a very special place in my heart-you will not be forgotten
Gabriela Berlinghof
September 10, 2013
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