OBITUARY

Doyle C Smith

June 15, 1934October 31, 2018
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Doyle C. Smith, 84 years young, passed away peacefully the evening of October 31, 2018 at the IRMC in Vero Beach. Doyle was one of three children born in Quinter, KS to Marleah and Eldon Smith. After graduation from Quinter High School he attended McPherson College for two years then transferred to Kansas State University where he received a degree in Medical Technology followed by directing several clinical laboratories in several states. He returned to Kansas State and obtained a Master of Science Degree, after which time he spent over 20 years at the FDA, which included attending a professional advancement program at Harvard Business school and rounded out his career in the pharmaceutical industry in areas of drug development and compliance. Although he obtained a rather high level of education, he was always proud of being a farm boy and he knew a lot about a lot of things. He is survived by his devoted wife, Lou Ellen Philips-Smith, a close knit brother, William E and wife Andrea Smith, a son in law and daughter in law, Brian and Paula Phillips and two adorable grandchildren, Lilly Ann and, Brycen Phillips. His favorite pass times were playing golf, traveling with family, creating electronic albums, cooking, dancing, joking and sharing good times. He is sorely missed by those who knew and loved him. A memorial service will be held at Hillcrest Funeral Home in Ft. Pierce Wednesday Nov. 14, 2018 beginning at 10:00 am.

Services

  • Doyle C Smith Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • Doyle C Smith Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • Doyle C Smith Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Robert McCarron

November 4, 2018

My sincere condolences to the entire Smith family. And, Doyle, you were always a colleague and a pleasure. I'm sure we will all meet again. Bob.

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