Wayne Smith

September 11, 1945 ~ September 9, 2021 (age 75)


Wayne McKinley Smith was born in Plainview, Arkansas to Orvil and Sybil Smith on September 11, 1945. He passed away after a short battle with cancer surrounded by his family on September 9, 2021. He enjoyed working in the poultry industry for many years and being a Deputy Sheriff while in Oregon. He would later retire from the State of California Department of Corrections. He leaves behind two children, Mark and his wife Kristenof Eugene Oregonand Stephanie and her husband Casey Lawleyand their mother, Carol Smith, of Modesto, California, three grandchildren, Brooke and Aaron Smith and Sara Belle Lawley, sister, Sue Anderson of Seguin, Texas and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be remembered for his love for the Lord and his family as well as his contagious laugh. Graveside Service will be held at Ripon Cemetery, Thursday, September 16 at 10:00 am followed by a Memorial Service at Deegan Funeral Home at 11:00 am.The family would like to thank Lifeguard Hospice for their care and support.


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Graveside Service
September 16, 2021

10:00 AM
Ripon Cemetery
320 N. Stockton Avenue
Ripon, CA 95366

Chapel Service
September 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Deegan - Ripon Memorial Chapel
111 S. Palm Ave.
Ripon, Ca 95366

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