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Lewis E Smith

March 16, 1952 ~ March 13, 2021 (age 68)


Topsham, VT-Lewis E. Smith, 68, of Sugarhouse Road died Saturday, March 13, 2021.

He was born March 16, 1952 in Barre, VT the son of Fred and Marjorie (Gilman) Smith. He attended Topsham schools and Bradford Academy. After graduation he attended Johnson State College. Lewis served in the US Navy as a first-class radioman from 1972-1978, and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Award Medal.

Lewis worked for a bank in Hanover, and later as an accountant for the State of Vermont. He also delivered home health care equipment for Merriam-Graves, and worked as a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service. He enjoyed playing drums and performing in a marching band during the summer time. Most of all he enjoyed time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife Jeanne Smith, 3 step-children, Elisha Turner of Orange, VT, Ehren Turnstone of South Royalton, VT and Emily Turner of Barre, VT, 5 grandchildren, Gabe, Jameson, Calvin, Zoevren, and Oliver, a brother, Stanley Smith of North Haverhill, NH and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by brothers, Wayne Smith, Edward Smith, Alvah Smith, Fred Smith, Sheldon Smith, Sidney Smith, and two infant sisters.

Funeral services will be held in the spring. Friends may call Saturday from 4-6pm at Hale Funeral Home in Bradford, VT. Donations in his memory may be made to the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, Scott Hawkins, Chapter 26-1 Commander, 196 Pine Ridge Road, East Montpelier, VT 05651.

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March 27, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hale Funeral Home & Cremation Care
187 Upper Plain
Bradford, VT 05033

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