SMITH, Percival Leslie - Suddenly at Quinte Health Care Hospital on Friday, October 14, 2016. Percival Leslie Smith of RR # 1 Demorestville, Ontario and formerly of Hamilton, at the age of 90.
Beloved husband of the late Thelma Dorothy Smith. Loved father of Carol A. Smith of Brantford and Andy Smith of Demorestville. Proud grandfather of many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren.
Will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father Frederick L. Smith and his mother Violet Smith, sons Thomas E. Smith and Daniel Lee Smith of Hamilton, sister Audrey Ellis, his brothers Gordon Smith and Fred Smith.
Percival Leslie Smith was an employee with Firestone United Rubber Workers, was in the army for 3 years, played and coached hockey for Firestone. Percy was a long distance runner and was in the paper for the Hamilton to Flint Michigan Run.
His passions were building boats, fishing, camping and fixing cars. He then retired to “Quinte Island” where the “Big fish jump”.
Friends will be received at Donald V. Brown Funeral Home, Stoney Creek on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow.