William D. Smith
William D. Smith
  • June 12, 1928 - October 18, 2013
  • Palm Harbor, Florida

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Mr. William D. Smith, age 85 of Palm Harbor, Florida died Friday, October 18, 2013 at Suncoast Hospice Care Center North Pinellas with his family by his side.

He was born June 12, 1928 in Audubon, New Jersey the son of Walter H. Smith and Estelle Victoria (Minner) Smith. He came to Florida in 1978 from Virginia Beach, VA.

William was a 31 year disabled veteran of the United States Navy finishing his career as a Master Chief Petty Officer

He was preceded in death by his wife, Emily E. Smith on November 23, 2002.

Survivors include his Daughter in Law, Linda Porter, Norfolk, VA, son Richard Porter and his wife Carolyn, Marcellus, MI; six grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Inurnment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery in DC. The date and time of placement of William and Emily's cremains are pending at this time. Full Military Honors will be held at Arlington National Cemetery.

Friends and family may sign the guestbook at: www.mossfeasterpalmharbor.com.