Richmond-LeRoy H. Smith, 85, of the Langdon Rd. died on Monday, April 14, 2014 at MaineGeneral Medical Center after a brief illness.
He was born on December 10, 1928 in Beebe River, NH the son of Hiram and Arlene Smith.Roy worked at Etonic Shoe in Richmond for over 32 years.Roy enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, camping, playing cards with Joan and particularly family gatherings. He was also an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII.Roy was a member of the Richmond American Legion Post 132.Roy was predeceased by his parents, sister Elaine Mullane and brother in-law Robert Bodge Sr. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Laverne Smith of Richmond, sons Dale Smith of Litchfield, Kevin Smith and wife Debbie of Richmond, daughters Theresa Smith of Richmond, Kim Desjardins and husband Andy of Bowdoinham, brothers Leland Smith and wife Connie of Richmond, Reginald Smith of Richmond, sister Pauline Bodge of West Gardiner, brother in-law Phil Mullane of Waterville, grandchildren Scott Smith and his wife Susan, Tony Smith, Desiree Smith, Brittany Alaniz and her husband Ricky, Danielle Smith, Tabatha Lumbert, Kayla Seigars, Darrin Desjardins, Joshua Desjardins, Brandon Desjardins, Kevin Smith Jr., Veronica Smith and fiancée Joshua Ngai, 15 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday, April 18th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 at the funeral home. A funeral service will take place on Saturday, April 19th at 2pm at the funeral home. Burial will be in the spring at Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond. A gathering will follow the service, location TBA.In Roy's memory donations may be made to MaineGeneral Health Office of Philanthropy PO Box 828 Waterville, ME 04903.The family of Roy would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of MaineGeneral for the great care given during his stay. Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357.