- Steven A. Smith, 59, died peacefully with family by his side on February 15, 2018, at a local hospital. He was born in Troy, NY, on June 14, 1958, a son of Hugh G. and Marilyn A. (Diedrich) Smith.
Steven grew up in NY and graduated from Troy, NY, High School Class of 1977. He entered the Air Force and proudly served his country as an Airman. Steven believed in family, faith and country. He will be remembered for his love of family, his huge caring heart, his love of all animals, especially dogs, and his love of music and singing. When he was growing up in NY he liked to spend summers at the lake and as an adult he enjoyed day car trips to various destinations.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Beverly (Whiting) Smith; four children, Ken Simpson and husband, Quentin O'Bryan, Kim Baird and her companion, Paul Anderson, Kelly Simpson and his wife, Jen, and Angela Wilmot and her companion, Gordon Googoo; eight grandchildren, Brandon and Trevon Baird, Matthew and Dawson Simpson, Tyler, Megan, Shana and Austin McLaughlin; one great-grandchild, Melody Simpson; four sisters, Nancy Sanders-Ditto, Susan Hammond and her husband, Ron, Kimberly Gillam, and Lynn Wilson and her husband, Robert; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, grandparents, Winfield and Clara Hull, and brother, Gary Smith.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at the Church of the Open Bible, School Road, Charleston, where friends may call from 1 p.m. until time of service. Spring burial with military honors will be conducted at Abbot Village Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Dexter Health Care through RossCare at EMHS Foundation, PO Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402, or www.emhsfoundation.org
Published on  February 17, 2018