CORINTH - William "Bill" Smith, 90, passed away February 27, 2016. He was born in Waltham, MA., December 26, 1925, son of Horace C. Smith, Sr. and Celeste Beatrice (Shaw) Smith.
Bill attended Waltham High School, where he played both football and hockey. He left school in February 1944 to join the US Marine Corp. He served his country during WWII as a tail-gunner. He was discharged from the service as a corporal in July of 1946.
Bill was a long-time employee of General Radio and retired in 1990 and moved to Kennebunk, ME. Where he made many friends. At the time of his death he was living in Corinth, ME. Where he was lovingly cared for by Diane and Barry Skoefield and Renee Stefanik and Michael Davis, who were at his side for the last ten months. He especially enjoyed having Heidi Dupuis as an alternate, loving caregiver.
Bill was predeceased by his beloved wife, Barbara J. (MacNaughton) Smith; three brothers, Horace C. Jr., Shaw B., and George H. Smith; and a beloved niece, Priscilla C. Brown.
Surviving are his niece, Audrey K. Ray and her husband, Richard W. Ray; nephews, Frederick Smith, Douglas Smith, Stuart Smith and Horace "Clifford" Smith III.
Relatives and friends are invited to call 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. The family invites folks for conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St., Bangor, following the service. Spring interment will be in Corinthian Cemetery, Corinth.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.