David Smith Obituary, Death – David R. Smith, who had reached the age of 66 at the time of his passing, was found to have gone away on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at his house in Appin, where he was accompanied by his loved ones. For the best part of four decades, he has been the devoted spouse of Anne (who was born Bryant). Beloved “Pop” to Carter, Kaley, and Olivia, as well as devoted father to Mandy (Jeff) and Shawne (Crystal).
His mother, Marion, and his siblings Kym, Derek, Cari (Fred), Rob (Nancy), David (Samantha), and Michelle (Brad) will all be able to move on without him. Dave will be deeply missed by many members of his extended family, as well as his close friends and his cherished kitties Louis and Lucy. Robert, his father, and Jamie, his older brother, both departed away before he was born. On Saturday, May 20, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., friends and family are invited to pay their respects at the Van Heck Funeral Home, which is situated at 172 Symes Street in Glencoe.
After this, at 12:45 p.m., a service will be performed by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 219. This will be followed by a service that will be held at the Appin Cemetery. Dave’s professional life consisted of a combined total of 30 years spent working for the Department of National Defence and as a professor at Fanshawe College; consequently, these are the two topics that he was most excited about. Both the Southwestern Military Family Resource Centre and the Fanshawe College Foundation are worthy recipients of memorial contributions that can be made in honour of the departed.