Obituary of Donald Smith
Donald D. Smith, 76 of Weiser passed away January 2, 2019 in Caldwell quietly in his sleep with family at his side.
Donald was born in Caldwell Idaho to James and Olive Adams Smith of Hermiston Oregon. Donald moved with from Caldwell to Hermiston when he was in the fourth grade and graduated high school. He served in the Army and afterwards returned home married and to this union was 4 daughters; Alaina and Alvin Johnson of Las Cruces NM, Ladonna Hopkins, Janet Smith of Weiser Idaho and Beth Smith of Battle Mountain, Nevada.
During his adventure filled life he has many things loved; family, flying, driving truck. Don remarried in 1974 to Norma (Ware) Woodie which lasted 45 years until he took his last breath, Norma was the love of his life.
Don has a very extensive family which in his mind included blood family, married family and everyone he befriended. Don looked on all of these relationships as very important and a gift.
Don was also survived by 4 siblings Marvin Smith, Retta Poulson, Mike Smith of Hermiston Oregon and Sandy Storz of Echo, Oregon. Also 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
The family of Don wants to personal express their deep and eternal gratitude for the exceptional care provided during his last day to the West Valley Hospital and extraordinary staff of the ICU.
During his life Don truly enjoyed the broadcast services of PBS Idaho. His loving wife has asked that in lieu of flowers a donation be sent to; PBS 1455 N. Orchard St, Boise, Idaho 83706. In the memo line on the checks please note Donald Smith.
A life celebration will be held at Weiser Senior Center on January 12, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm. Everyone is welcome to come, remember, celebrate a wonderful man.