Richard Allen Smith
November 18, 2021
Richard Allen Smith, born April 12, 1958, in Olympia, WA, to John and Jean Smith. He passed away November 13, 2021, in Lummi, WA. He and his wife Carol lived on Skokomish Nation in Mason County.
Richard was a heavy equipment operator, a tree topper, and had so many more valuable traits. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with family, playing pool and darts. He had a strong belief in the Shaker Church and contributed so much to the community by grave digging, making caskets, and gathering seafood, etc. for the Shaker Church. Richard was the most loveable person around.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and five brothers; Jim, Edward, Julian, Robert (Gabby), all last named Smith, Also, six sisters, Lametta LaClair, Katherine (Casey), Clydia Christine, Mildred (Bear) Smith and also Lawrence Kenyon, and a grandson Jayden Wilbur. Richard is survived by, wife Carol Smith, sons Joseph Chenois, Nicholas Wilbur, III, Jacob Smith, Bud Wilbur, Lyle Wilbur and four daughters, Eleanor, Carrie Ann, Setiva, Rachel all last named, Smith, and sisters Virginia (Ginger) and Annette (Nut). 27 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
There will be a memorial service Monday, November 22, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at the Skokomish Shaker Church.