Richard D. Smith, 80, passed away Sunday June 23, 2013. Richard (Smitty) was a resident of Cape Coral since 1995. Born in Winnipeg, Canada, in 1933, he immigrated to the United States in January 1950. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in January 1952 during the Korean War and became a United States citizen while stationed in Japan. He retired from the USAF after 20 years of active military service, in 1972. In later years he was employed by and retired from the United States Department of Commerce.
He is survived by one son, David M. Smith of Gloucester, Va.
Interment will be at Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota Florida Monday, July 8, at 2 p.m.
Richard D. Smith
In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.
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