Randall M. Smith

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Randall M. Smith, 75, of Waterford, passed away, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Saint Vincent Hospital, Erie. He was born on May 3, 1942, a son of Merritt Smith and E. Mary Crosby Smith. He married Louise H. Shellhouse on Sept. 2, 1961; they were married for 42 years until her pass-ing on Dec. 2, 2009. He subsequently married Patricia Murdock on Nov. 16, 2016.

He was a 1960 graduate of Panama Central School.

Randall was employed with Crotty Chevrolet Buick for 16 years and in 1978 he went to work for Associated Spring Raymond, prior to retiring Ran-dall was transferred to Toledo, Ohio, where he worked for six years until his retirement in 1997. Upon returning from Toledo, Randall and Louise built a house. He worked at Cornish Lumber Company until his final retirement in 2007 and then was a driver for New Motors and Crotty Chevrolet Buick.

He was a lifetime member of Bear Lake Fire Department where he was an EMT and Ambulance Chief, Fort LeBouef American Legion Post 285, and a volunteer for Droopy Basset Hound Rescue.

Randall enjoyed camping and hunting in his younger days, nascar, working on cars, building houses, spending time with his basset hound (Shadow), but most of all he loved his grandchildren’s sporting and musical events always supporting them.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Smith of Waterford; a daughter, Shawn Yeager and her husband, Jerry of Bear Lake; a son, Scott Smith of Bear Lake; three grandchildren, Brandin Smith and his wife Lauren of Greensboro, N.C., Kyle Yeager and his wife, Lia of Warminster, Pa., and Heather Yeager of Bear Lake; two sisters, Bonnie Lindquist of Stead-man, N.Y., and Manette Shamp and her husband, Lester of Bear Lake; two brothers, Lynn Smith and his wife, Cindy of Sumter, S.C., and Larry Smith and his wife, Laurene of Lexington, Ky.; a special stepgranddaughter, Emily Winters; many nieces and nephews; and several stepchildren and stepgrandchildren.

In addition to his first wife, Louise, he was pre-ceded in death by his parents; a niece, Amy Smith; a brother-in-law, David Lindquist; and a stepson, Brian Steffy.

Family and friends are welcome to call on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Warren-Glenn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 62 S. Main St., Union City. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. at Union City Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 2 Dowman St., Union City with Pastor Tom Hunsberger, officiating.

Burial will take place at Bear Lake Cemetery, Warren County.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made in Ran-dall’s memory to Bear Lake Volunteer Fire Department, N, Center Street, Bear Lake, PA 16402 or Droopy Basset Hound Rescue, 15581 Stewart Hill Road, Union City, PA 16438.

Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Randall’s Book of Memories online at www.warrenglennfune ralhome.com.