With love and sadness we announce the passing of Newton Campbell Smith. ” Uncle Newt” on Monday July 27th, in Victoria.
Uncle Newt was born in Vancouver April 10, 1937. He grew up in Trail surrounded by many family and friends. He was a Chef Extraordinaire and his artistic ability was second to none. He loved fishing, travelling and his dog Cheeky. He may have been gruff in appearance but his heart was kind and special.
He was predeceased by his partner in life, his loving wife Marilyn (Remming), his parents James and Lizzie Smith.
He is survived by his brother Harry, his sister-in-law Karen Smith, his brothers’-in-law Jim (Leanne) Remming & family, Norm Remming, Jerry (Ruth) and nephew Stephen Remming and sister-in-law Manon Remming.
He is also survived by his Nieces’ and Nephew and children from the heart, Dana (Ken) Kloosterman, Kim (Bruno) Tassone, Jim (Chanone) Smith. He is also blessed to be survived by many great and great-great nieces and nephews.
He has touched many and will leave a hole that will be hard to fill.
A celebration of his life was held in Castlegar,
Wed Aug 5th, at 7:00pm at the Kinnaird
Park Community Church.