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Nickerson Funeral Home

77 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans, MA

OBITUARY

Richard William Smith Jr.

27 May , 196830 October , 2019

Richard W. Smith, Jr. (aka; Ricky, Rick, Smitty and Beefcake) age 51 of Brewster, MA, passed away on October 30, 2019, following an ongoing illness. Rick was born in Norwood, MA on May 27, 1968. He graduated from Millis High School, class of ’86, and enlisted in the Air Force directly after finishing High School.

Rick worked in the construction industry, pursued and received his Construction Supervisor License. He married Susan Lemire and settled in Brewster, MA, soon to introduce their daughter, Jenaya Rose into the world. Rick loved all sports, but his favorite sport was football, and every Sunday he could be found at the Brewster VFW field playing football with a group of buddies.

Rick is survived by his wife Susan, his daughter Jenaya of Brewster, MA; his parents Dick and Janet Smith of Harwich, MA; and his sister Jeanette and her fiancée Eddy Gould of Harwich, MA.

Burial will be private; there will be a celebration of life ceremony on December 1st at 1:00PM at the VFW in Brewster. It is an outdoor ceremony, so dress accordingly. If it rains or snows, an alternate date will be determined.

For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonfunerals.com.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Sunday, 1 December , 2019

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Carole & Alec McColl

14 November 2019

Our deepest sympathy to Dick, Janet and family. We have such happy memories of all the baseball days we shared with Coach Smith and Rick and the great cookouts at your home with our baseball friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time of loss .

Ralph & Marlene Wye

14 November 2019

Our sympathy goes out to Dick and Janet and family. We all were family back in the little league time frame playing as the Pirates. My son and Rick were close buddies during those wonderful youthful years. Rick, may you rest in heavenly peace.
Ralph & Marlene Wye

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY