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Kenneth Smith, Jr.

d. October 1, 2019


Smith Jr., Kenneth A, 77, of Burrillville, passed on October 1, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late glorious Sheila Smith. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Ethel Smith.

Kenneth was married to his childhood sweetheart for fifty-three years. He was a family man, known for his good looks, charming personality, singing voice, and love of country music and inappropriate jokes. He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered for his ability to make you laugh with his humor and storytelling.

Before retirement, he worked in the construction business for many years passing on the family business to his son.

He is survived by his four children Kenneth Smith III, Shirley Sweeney, Michael Smith and his wife Lorraine, and Melissa Smith. He was the cherished grandfather of Jill, Kerry, Justin and his wife Veronica, Tabatha, Amanda and her husband Michael, Bryan, Kenneth, Nicholas, Jacob, Michael Jr., Andrew, Derrick, Kyle, and April, and great grandfather to ten and soon to be eleven. He was the brother of Marion Vickers, Roy Smith, Leonard Smith, Mary Creighton, William Smith, Daniel Smith, Kathleen Garneau, Debra Melvin and the late Richard and Frederick Smith. He is also survived by several great nieces and nephews.

A burial service will be held on Friday, October 11th at 11 am in the Moshassuck Cemetery on Lonsdale Avenue, Central Falls.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

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