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11/19/2013 1:44:00 PM
Leslie (Les) Wayne Smith
March 11, 1925 - Nov. 7, 2013

Leslie (Les) Wayne Smith passed away on Nov. 7.

He was born March 11, 1925 in Cave City, Ky. to Joe Louis Smith and Ula Florence Whittle. He attended Ashby High School in West Virginia while living in Short Gap. He later attended Cambridge Junior College and Northeast Institute of Technology.

Les was a sergeant in the Army during WWII where, as a medic, he met a woman who worked for the Red Cross, Emily (Lee) Berry Schoenfuss. They were married on June 15, 1946 and spent 67 happy years together.

Les was an electrician working out of Edgecomb. He was a member of the Wiscasset Lions and the Masons. He was also a founder of the Midcoast U/U Fellowship.

Les was predeceased by brothers, Herald, and Charles; and son, Leslie Wayne Smith Jr.

Les got much enjoyment from his grandson Alexander Leslie Smith (son of Stuart) and great-granddaughter Brianna Genther (daughter of Pam Hepburn and granddaughter of Leslie Jr. and Debbie Gould).

Donations may be made to the North Edgecomb Cemetery, PO Box 56, Edgecomb, ME 04556.



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