LINCOLN - Royce A. Smith, 62, died unexpectedly October 12, 2015, at his home. He was born April 21, 1953, in Lincoln, the son of Ellsworth and Emily (Kneeland) Smith.
Royce was an avid outdoor sportsman and loved his hunting camp. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He thought the world of his grandkids and would do anything for anyone. Royce loved to talk and dedicated his life to his family and work. He was a longtime member of the Lincoln Fire Department, serving as Captain. He made a lot special friends at the fire department and many of his fellow firefighters looked up to him.
He is survived by his wife, Cindy (Martin) Smith; two children, Michael Smith and Angela and Michelle Smith and Christian; five grandchildren, Hunter, Landon, Aubree, Darienne and Greyson; one brother, Rene Smith and Diane; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, October 18 at Lincoln Cemetery, with the Rev. Michael Robinson officiating. Condolences may be left at www.clayfuneralhome.com.