ATKINSON – Stanley W. Smith, 80, loving husband for more than 56 years to Phyllis (Kinney) Smith, died Oct. 6, 2003, at his home in Atkinson. He was born in Atkinson, April 23, 1923, the son of J. Winfield and Ethel (Carle) Smith. He attended grade school in Atkinson and received his high school diploma from Penquis Valley High School in Milo. He served his country in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart medal. He retired from the Department of transportation in 1976, after 31 years of service. He continued to work as a carpenter until recently. He served on the Atkinson Board of selectmen, he served as a director at S.A.D. No. 41, and he was a member of No. 44 Masonic Lodge A.M. & F. M. in Milo, and the V.F.W. and D.A.V in Brooksville, Fla. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed restoring antique autos. He enjoyed his camps at Sebec Lake and Steuben and spending his winters at his home in Brooksville, Fla. Stanley was a loving family man and is survived by his wife, Phyllis (Kinney) Smith of Atkinson; one son, Gary S.; and one daughter, Diane M., all of Atkinson; a grandson Benjamin W. Cole of Gainesville, Fla.; a brother, Roland and his wife, Irene, of Atkinson; brother, Listor and wife, Marjorie, of Dover-Foxcroft; a sister-in-law, Mary Smith of Brooksville, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Merrill; and sister, Eileen Dean. There will be a memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at the Atkinson Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Atkinson Methodist Church or Community Health and Counseling (Hospice), 14 Summer St., Dover Foxcroft ME 04426. Arrangements by Pine State Cremation Service 1-800-769-6371.
STANLEY W. SMITH
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:16 p.m.