Larry D. "Old Rivers" Smith of Machias, NY died Monday, March 4, 2019 at the Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home in Springville at the age of 79.
He was born March 14, 1939 in Sandusky, NY a son of the late Russell and Verna (Moore) Smith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and trap shooting.
He was a logger, farmer and milk hauler for 50 years. He had worked for David Slocum, Inc. in Farmersville.
Larry is survived by his beloved wife - Franny (Kurdziel) Smith whom he married July 12, 1958 in Sandusky; his sons: Rusty (Magie) Smith, Terry (Lori) Smith and Lincoln (Jane) Smith all of Freedom; his siblings: Richard (Rosemary) Smith of Sandusky, Alice Wolfer of Machias; his sister-in-law: Rowena Smith of Farmersville; also survived by eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother - Lyle Smith.
There will be no calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Pioneer Christian Fellowship Church, Rt. 39, Arcade.
Memorials may be made to the Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home, 222 E. Main St., Springville, NY 14141 or to the Machias Fire Dept., 9548 Main St., Machias, NY 14101.