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Richard Smith

December 11, 1945 ~ January 4, 2021 (age 75)

Obituary

Richard Lee Smith Sr., 75, Indiana, died Monday, January 4, 2021, while at the Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.

The son of Leonard Dale and Margaret Corinda (Lewis) Smith, he was born December 11, 1945, in Indiana, PA.

Richard was an entrepreneur and developed D&D Truck Lines, HMS Trucking, and Smith Truck Parts & Repair.

Friends of Richard will remember his good sense of humor and his ability to tell stories. He was a family man who cherished time spent with his family, especially the grandchildren, traveling with his wife, taking people out on his pontoon boat and letting the grandchildren drive. He also enjoyed nature, picnics, and camping. In his spare time, he could be found taking his Corvette to car shows with his family. He was a member of the Moose and Masonic Lodge.

Richard will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Surviving is his loving wife, Helen M. (Lantz) Smith, children, Margaret L. “Peggy” Crowe and husband, David, Derry, Dianna M. “Ciss” Hilton and husband Michael, Homer City, Richard “Lee” Smith Jr. and his wife, Sarah, Blairsville, Christine Dunlap and husband Bob, Indiana, and Ronald “Scott” Barclay, Gastown ; twelve grandchildren, David N. and Samuel L. Crowe, Rebecca M. Hullenbaugh and Joshua M. Hilton; Leo J. Unger-Smith and Morgan L. Smith, Connor and Jenna Barclay, Nichlos Eller, Dalton, Michael and Robert Dunlap; eight great-grandchildren; four brothers, Edward J. Smith and his wife Jean, Greensburg, William B. Smith, Keller, TX, Timothy L. Smith and his wife Deborah, Creekside, and Arthur L. Smith and his wife Mary Jane “MJ", York; sister-in-law, Donna Smith, Nashville, TN; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding Richard in death were his parents; brother, Robert D. Smith; and granddaughter, Emma Elizabeth Dunlap.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2 to 4and 6 to 8 pm at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. An additional hour of viewing we be held on Friday morning from 10 am to 11 am with funeral service immediately following in the Lefdahl Chapel with James Irwin, officiating.

Interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery.

As with Covid 19 restrictions, face masks must be worn and social distancing observed.
 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 7, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home
898 Old Route 119 N
Indiana, PA 15701

Visitation
Thursday
January 7, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home
898 Old Route 119 N
Indiana, PA 15701

Visitation
Friday
January 8, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home
898 Old Route 119 N
Indiana, PA 15701

Funeral Service
Friday
January 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Lefdahl Chapel
898 Old Rte 119 N
Indiana , Pennsylvania 15701

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