BRIDGEWATER — Duane L. "Butch" Smith, 67, of Bridgewater Hill Road, died March 18, 2014, at Concord Hospital in Concord after a brief illness.
Born in Littleton on Oct. 11, 1946, he was the son of Raymond Sr. and Lillian (Danforth) Smith.
Butch was a life-long resident of the Beebe River (Campton) and Bridgewater area. He attended Campton and Plymouth schools.
Butch worked, as an electrician for more than 20 years at L.W. Packard in Ashland, and also for the past 13 years for Longchamps Electric. Butch has also served the town of Ashland as its electrical inspector for several years.
Butch was a member of the Plymouth Elks Lodge 2312 in Holderness, and a member of the Sons of the American Legion, Griggs-Wyatt Post 33 in Meredith.
Butch is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary T. (Torsey) Smith of Bridgewater; daughter, Gina M. Morrison and her husband Joseph, of Alexandria; son, Randy S. Smith and his wife Wendy of Bristol; grandchildren, Tracy, Joseph Jr., Wescott, and Riley; great-grandchildren, Jorja, Jerzie, Julia, and Joseph III; brother, Raymond Smith Jr. of Campton; sister, Carol Wallace, of Thornton, several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held at the at the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St., Plymouth, on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. The Plymouth Lodge of Elks will hold a service at 4:30 p.m. Spring burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Butch's memory to the Plymouth Lodge of Elks, PO Box 277, Plymouth, NH. 03264.
To sign Butch's Book of Memories, go to; www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com