MarineChat.com

Where Marines, their families, and friends come together

To request registration to MarineChat.com please forward you requested user name, email address, date of birth, and the zip code where you live to the webmaster.


Go Back   MarineChat.com > The Final Duty Station
FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read

The Final Duty Station This forum is presented by Retired GySgt Bill Conroy. It is a listing of those that have received orders for their final duty station. These Marines have given their all. We now give our honor.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-11-2013, 07:45 AM
GyBill's Avatar
GyBill GyBill is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Missouri City, TX
Posts: 38,446
Robert "Smitty" H. Smith, Sr., 77, of Kingston, NY

Robert "Smitty" H. Smith, Sr., 77, of Kingston, passed peacefully Wednesday evening, Oct. 2, 2013 surrounded by his family at Golden Hill Health Care Center after a short illness.

He was born Oct. 5, 1935 in Utica, and was the son of the late Harry and the late Ruth Adams Smith. He attended Kingston High School and enlisted and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict. With his father, they had owned and operated Smith's Mobil Service, Broadway, Kingston, after that he worked for Tim Mauro Excavating, retiring in 2012. Smitty was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed collecting guns. He was a lifetime member of the Upper Esopus Fish and Game Club, Lake Katrine Rod & Gun Club, and Wittenberg Sportmens Club. He was the past fire commissioner for Kingston City Fire Department and enjoyed NASCAR.

He is survived by his children William “Smitty” C. Smith and his wife Kelly, Debra Carlson and her husband Jeff, Doreen Riggins and her husband Joe, Robert, Thomas, Charles and David Smith. His grandchildren, Randi and Jordan Smith, Jessica Ellsworth, Jami Letersky and Mackenzie Riggins; great-grandchildren, Deanna and Jack Ellsworth; a dear friend, Ora Freer, and many nieces and nephews.

Entrusted to the care of Eric Keyser, Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Avenue, Kingston.

Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Celebration of Life service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

The interment service to follow at Wiltwyck Cemetery, Kingston with military honors provided by Joyce Schirick Post # 1386 VFW.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Ulster Hose #5, 830 Ulster Ave, Kingston, NY 12401 or Upper Esopus Fish & Game, P.O. Box 402 Highmount, N.Y. 12441

Light a candle in memory of ‘'Smitty' at www.KeyserFuneralService.com.
__________________

GyBill U.S.M.C.
Webmaster MarineChat.com, Obituary NCOIC
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Alfred J. Forrest Sr., 65, Dover Plains, NY GyBill The Final Duty Station 0 08-14-2013 04:48 AM
William K. Scullion Sr., 77, of Clay, NY GyBill The Final Duty Station 0 07-30-2013 03:26 AM
Jerry Max Smith Sr., 77, Gastonia, NC GyBill The Final Duty Station 0 07-19-2013 13:35 PM
Alfred W. Smith Jr., 75, Cape Coral, FL/Poughkeepsie, NY GyBill The Final Duty Station 0 06-29-2012 13:16 PM
Charles A. Pape Sr., 77, Stittville, NY GyBill The Final Duty Station 0 06-03-2010 16:43 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 17:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
This forum is private. It is not a official Marine Corps web page. It is for the use of invited guests. We invite you to join us and hope that you enjoy your visits. © copyright 2003-2019 MarineChat.com. All Rights Reserved. Content published on MarineChat.com requires permission for reprint.