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Harold Smith

Obituary of Harold Smith

Harold Ray "SMITTY" Smith

Born January 14th, 1929 in Fraser Colorado. Harold spent his life in Fraser working mostly in the timber business as a logger. He loved being in the outdoors-fishing and hunting. He believed there was no prettier place than the Fraser Valley.

Harold spent from November 5th, 1952 through November 4th, 1956 in the United States Airforce serving in Fort Bliss and Fort Biggs in Elpaso Texas as well as Warren Airforce Base in Wyoming .

Harold passed away after losing his battle with lung cancer on Tuesday, March 6th in Windsor Colorado. He is survived by his wife "Helen" of 62 years. Son "Steve Smith" of Windsor, Colorado, Daughter "Donna Bennett" and her husband "Rick" of Firestone, Colorado. His sisters: Helen Timmons, Lois Makelburg and Viola Newberry. Two Grandsons: Tory Smith of Grand Junction, Colorado and Jason Smith of Granby, Colorado. Two Great Granddaughters: Brooke and Jaiden Smith. Two Great Grandsons: Dylan and Austin Smith.

Harold wished to be cremated and services will be held at a later date to be announced in the Spring. Donations may be made in his memory to Heart of the Mountains Hospice, PO Box 140, Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451.

Service Details

Saturday, June 9th, 2012 10:00am, Fraser Cemetery

Interment Details

Fraser Cemetery

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Just a few words to tell the world how close me and this man was and always will be.Smitty and myself worked together ,off and on for thirty years,thirty great years.AS far as a story their are so many ,some I could tell some maybe not a good idea.So I think I will just say ,good by until we meet again,and I know we will.Our family will miss him so much.

james scarbrough May 7 2012 12:00 AM

We were so sorry to hear of your loss.Thanks Helen for calling us today. We have so many happy memories of our Air Force time and the time our families spent together in Colcrado. Love to all of you. Johnny & Rosann

Johnny & Rosann Loux Apr 15 2012 12:00 AM

Sending God's Blessings to all. We liked "Smitty" alot. He lived a good life. Frank had alot of good times with Smitty. Take care of yourselves.

Frank and Carrie Baker Apr 4 2012 12:00 AM

Dear Aunt Helen, Steve, Donna Lynn and families: We were so sorry to hear of Uncle Bud's passing. You all are in our hearts and prayers. May God grant you peace during the difficult days ahead. All our love, Del and Pam

Del and Pam Hal Mar 19 2012 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Janet, Joyce and Wendy

The Engel Family Mar 18 2012 12:00 AM

To all the Smith Family; I want to send my sincere condolences to everyone. Harold will certainly be missed as he has been in our tightly knit community in East Grand. I wish all of you the best, you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely; Scott Waldron

scott waldron Mar 14 2012 12:00 AM

Smitty's infectious smile will always be shining down on you. May you all smile back, until you meet again. God luv you. You are all in my prayers forever. Luv you bunches.

Judy Mar 13 2012 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. It is never easy losing someone so special. Take care and remember we (your 2nd family) is always here for you.

Michele Lynes Mar 12 2012 12:00 AM

Steve, Donna Lynn, Helen, Jason, Brooke, Jaiden, Tory, Dylan and Austin and all: May God Bless you all and give you peace at this sad time.Grandpa Smitty was an awesome man. I am so thankful I knew him. Love you all!!!

Lynette(nettie) Lynch-Belt Mar 11 2012 12:00 AM