Richard Olaf Smith

Jul 11, 2013
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1943 — 2013

WAYNESVILLE — Richard Olaf Smith, 70, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013, at The Homestead in Clyde.

Born Wednesday, January 6, 1943 in Jersey City, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Claude Everrett Smith and Gladys Evelyn Christy Smith. Mr. Smith attended Monmouth University, and had served in the United States Navy. Mr. Smith enjoyed traveling, fishing, boating and flying.

Survivors include two sons, David Michael Smith and Guy Richard Smith (Kim) all of Long Branch, New Jersey; daughter, Andrea Donna D’Ambrisi (William) of Eatontown, New Jersey; sister, Claudia Lathrop (Robert Jr.) of Waynesville; nieces and nephews, Susan, Bobby, Lori and Jennifer; six grandchildren, Toni, Michael, Gina and Vincent D’Ambrisi, Anna and Mary-Ann Smith.

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