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Donald A SmithNovember 13, 1931 ~ September 10, 2017 (age 85)
Donald A. Smith
1931 - 2017
FARMINGDALE - Donald A. Smith, 85, passed away at home Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in the arms of his loving wife (Sheila), with his family around him.
He was born Nov. 13, 1931, in Lewiston, the son of Madeline and Robert Smith.
Donald passed time by fishing and playing music. He loved to listen to Gospel, country and western music. He wrote many songs and some he had published.
He won many awards and trophies for his music. He was a member of the Maine Country Music Association.
He was predeceased by his parents; a son, Dennis; a daughter, Deborah Smith; two brothers, Bill and Bob; his sister, Betty; and a granddaughter, Hope Ward.
He is survived by his wife, Sheila Phylllis Smith; his children, Roseanna Rogers; Dianna Smith, of Brunswick; Linda Ward and husband Jeff, of Brunswick; Donna Richardson and husband Keith, of Harpswell; Wanda Smith and his son, Donald Smith Jr., of Brunswick; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and stepchildren, Peter Boucher, of Connecticut; and Michelle Key, of Washington.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the South Gardiner Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the family lot in Cherry Hill Cemetery, West Gardiner. Arrangements are under the care of Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave., in Gardiner.
In lieu of flowers, donations may
be made in his memory to the
South Gardiner Baptist Church
South Gardiner, ME 04359