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Roland Douglas Smith

June 16, 1935 ~ February 13, 2020 (age 84)


Roland Douglas Smith

On Thursday February 13,2020 Roland Douglas Smith (Smitty), loving husband and father passed away at the age of 83.

Smitty was born on June 16,1936 in Batavia, NY. Smitty served our great Nation as a United States Marine. He had a passion for all things music, especially picking guitars with friends and playing with the band. He was a loyal Buffalo Bills fan and an avid dog lover who adored his German Shepherds. He was known for his quick wit, his infectious smile, and his love for his family. He was of the catholic faith.

He met his wife Gina in 2000 and the two wed on February 14, 2015. They shared 20 years of love, 2 German Shepards, sweet memories and an unbreakable bond.

Smitty was preceded in death by his father Benjamin, his mother Fannabell, his sister Deloris, grandson Darren and his beloved German Shepard Chase.

He is survived by his wife, Gina Smith; his German Shepherds, Bama and Bear; his children, Roland (Mary Beth) Smith, Ann Marie (Alan) Green, Louann (Chris) Mcclure, Michael (Lisa) Coombs, Goldie (Matthew) Powell, Francies (Scotty) Gardner. Twelve grandchildren William Smith, Joseph Smith, Alicia Jacobson, Roland Smith III, Sabrina Smith, Lexus Smith, Devanie Coombs, Hunter Gardner, Mallory Powell, Mackenzie Coombs, Rylee Powell, Hanna Gardner, Seventeen Great Grandchildren, several cousins, Nieces, Nephews and his favorite niece Tarasa Fiore.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday March 1,2020 Pebblebrook Golf Course at 2pm.

Tennessee Cremation Care is honored to be entrusted with Roland's cremation services. Please visit his tribute wall to leave an online condolence for the family.

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Celebration of Life
February 23, 2020

2:00 PM
Pebblebrook Golf Course