Born June 7, 1925, in rural Winnebago, Westfield Corners, the son of Hugh Z. and Lucinda (Bridgeland) Smith.
Graduated from Winnebago High School, Class of 1942.
Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving on Guam Island.
Graduated from the School of Pharmacy at University of Wisconsin, Madison.
He worked for Parkside Rexall, Lenz Pharmacy and Cub Pharmacy.
Member of Bethany Presbyterian Church.
Member of Loves Park Rotary Club, Friends of the library.
Died Nov. 8, 2014, in Rockford Memorial Hospital.
Delehanty Funeral Home; Bethany Presbyterian Church;
Source: Rockford Register Star Nov. 13, 2014