SMITH, William "Gary" - With heavy hearts, the family of Gary Smith, age 70, announces his peaceful passing on Monday July 30, 2018, at his home in Little Britain, following bedside visits from family and friends.
Gary will be fondly remembered by his loving wife of 46 years, Judy (nee Coffey), son Trevor and his wife Linda, daughter Jaclyn and her husband Trevor Wilson, and grandchildren Huckleberry, Molly, Rowan, Declan and Kalvin, and his pal, Dutch.
He is predeceased by his devoted parents, Ray and Margaret (Lennox) Smith and his brother in law, Butch Craig.
Gary also heartened the lives of his father and mother in law, Dick & Marjorie Coffey, sister and brother in laws, Rick & Jill, John & Evelyn, Mary & Dave, Sheila & Reg and nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, friends, neighbours, co-workers and customers.
Gary will be laid to rest at a private burial on Friday, August 3, 2018 at Eden Church Cemetery in Cambray, Ontario.
His family will receive loved ones and friends at a ‘So Long For Now’ party at the ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION-Branch #419, 484 Bay Street, Port Perry (905-985-8502), on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 4-8pm. Feel free to come as you are or dress/arrive in the manner you are connected to Gary - love of coffee, Ford, hockey, Autofest, Motor City Car Club, classic autos, Strongco/Case…
If desired, memorial donations can be made to Grandview Children’s Centre. Grandview CC is the annual recipient of the proceeds of Autofest in Oshawa, an event enjoyed by Gary.
Memories and photos can be shared here on the Facebook event page, ‘So Long For Now’ Dad.