Leslie Edward Smith, born at 1410 Westmount

Boulevard in Calgary, Alberta, on January 10, 1929

to Reuben and Annie (nee Merithew) Smith, passed

away on March 24, 2017 in Summerland, British

Columbia, in his home “at the orchard” surrounded

by his family.

Jim is survived by Fern Smith (nee Turigan), his

loving wife of 63 years, his children Marjorie (Don)

Gammond of Fort Fraser, BC, Jenny (Terry) Harker

of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Anna (Keith) Smith

of Penticton, BC, Will (Juanita) Smith of Ecuador,

Caroline (Tim) Cottrill of Keremeos, BC, and

Kathaleen (Richard) Gibbs of Cawston, BC, his half

siblings of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Clifford

(Gloria) Sever, Shirley Hamilton and Audrey Gaetz

as well as 25 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, 1

great great grandchild, numerous step grandchildren,

nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his son Cameron Smith and

his sister Elizabeth Moberg.

Please join us in remembering Jim at

4415 Monro Ave, Summerland, BC

on April 8, 2017 at 1 pm

You were the most remarkable man we have ever

known and you have left us with pretty big boots to fill.

Life simply will never be the same without you.

You will be missed dearly.

“See you in the spring.”

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