Richard "Dick" E. Smith
Richard "Dick" E. Smith
August 27, 1933 - March 31, 2018


Richard E. “Dick” Smith, 84, of Palatka passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka following a brief illness.

Dick was born in Port Allegheny, PA and had been a resident of Palatka for the last 22 years, coming from Coudersport, PA. He was a farmer by trade and he also served honorably in the United States Army. He loved fishing, collecting things, going to yard sales, and his family.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Carson and Zella Smith; a sister, Marie; and a brother, Denny.

Surviving are two sons, Steve and Ricky Smith; four daughters and sons-in-law, Candy and Ron Fowler, Cathy and Mike McClurg, Pamela and Alan Hubbart, and Lynda and Tim Strawder; two brothers, Lloyd and Bobby Smith, two sisters, Nancy and Doris; numerous grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Dick's Life will be 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., with a reception following, on Sunday,
April 22, 2018 at the Roy E. Campbell Civic Center (former Ravine Gardens Civic Center) in Palatka with military honors bestowed by the U.S. Army.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed on his online guestbook at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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