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Kevin J. Smith

Sharon, Vt. — Kevin J. Smith, 55, died at home in Sharon on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.

Kevin was born Dec. 10, 1957 in Cedar Falls, Iowa, a son of Neil F. and Joan (Rauss) Smith. He graduated from Hartford High School Class of 1975 and attended Vermont Technical School. After college he travelled around the country working different jobs as he went including time in Montana and Florida. He returned to the Upper Valley and began a career in the plumbing and heating supply business working for a time at Sondik in Lebanon and later at Central Supply also in Lebanon. He moved became the manager of Central Supply in Woodsville and moved to Bath, N.H. where he lived for over a decade until taking early retirement. After retiring Kevin moved back to Sharon to be nearer to family.

Kevin loved being in the outdoors especially fishing but most of all loved spending time with his family. He will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor and his ability to make people laugh.

Kevin was predeceased by a brother Neil J. Smith and leaves his parents, Neil and Joan Smith of Sharon; siblings Tim Smith of White River Jct., Vt.; Jolene Miner of Marlborough, N.H.; Eric Smith of White River Jct.; Chris Smith of Topeka, Kan.; Pat Smith of Goffstown, N.H. and Rebecca Dow of Canaan, N.H. as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct. has been entrusted with arrangements.