Douglas F. Smith Sr.,
71, of Springfield, VA, formerly of North Kingstown, died peacefully at Inova Hospital, Fairfax, VA on Wednesday, December 1, 2010. Born in North Kingstown, he was a son of the late Roderick L. Smith, Sr. and Stella G. (Leonard) Smith.
Mr. Smith owned and operated the former Douglas F. Smith Refrigeration and Air Conditioning of North Kingstown, before moving to California, where he owned and operated All-Temp Services. He was a 1957 graduate of North Kingstown High School and a former member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Wickford. Doug was a true and loyal friend who loved golfing, traveling, and making new friends.
He was the loving father of Lucy Michelle Smith of Springfield, VA and the late Douglas F. Smith, Jr. He was the brother of Roderick L. Smith and his wife Patricia of North Kingstown and Florida and the uncle of one nephew and three nieces, all of Rhode Island.
His Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 1:00 pm in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 55 Main Street, Wickford, to which relatives and friends are invited. Burial will follow in Elm Grove Cemetery. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to The Salvation Army, 6835 Post Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852 would be appreciated. Arrangements have been entrusted to THE CRANSTON-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME of WICKFORD.
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