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Richard Smith
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Obituary of Richard Francis Smith

Phelps, Richard F. Smith age 98, died on Thursday April 14, 2022 at Elm Manor in Canandaigua. There will be no prior calling hours. A graveside service will be held at a later date to be announced. It is requested that memorial donation in memory of Richard be made to St. Judes Children's Hospital Mr. Smith was born on January 16, 1924 in Clifton Springs, NY the son of the late Paul and Anna Grace Peters Smith. He was a Coast Guard Veteran of WWII in the Pacific Theatre serving on the USS Ammonusuc AOG 23. Mr. Smith was a member of the Phelps American Legion, Seeley B. Parish Post #457. He was born and lived in the area his entire life. He retired from American Can in Geneva after 30 years. He loved hunting , fishing and working with wood. Mr. Smith was also a lifetime founding member of the Buckskin Bowman Archery Club in Waterloo. He is survived by his children Pamela Loman of NC Cynthia (Don) Holcomb of Georgia Terry (Christian) Hegmann of Virginia Randy (Tracy) Smith of Canandaigua Step-children Barbara (Erik) Reynolds of NC Ronald (Barb) Gordner of TX Like a son Robert (Tina) Kinsman Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife Dorothy and 2nd wife Judith. Sisters Eleanor Thomas, Helen Goodman and Mildred Denniston. Step-daughter Monica Zaso
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