COLIN SMITH age 69 went home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on March 25th, 2017 at 2:25pm at Life Path Hospice of Ruskin, Florida.
Colin was born of Alfred & Eileen Smith in Redbourn, England. He is survived by wife Shelley, and five children Dylan Smith, Bronwen (Smith) Scarberry, Renee (Pander) Walker, Michelle Pander, and Eileen Smith. He is also survived by brothers Tony, Robert, and Steven. Colin had many nieces and nephews. He leaves behind 13 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Colin remained a British subject his entire life and served in the U.S. Air force in Vietnam, Ted offensive Era as a Sergeant and lead air craft Mechanic.
He moved to the United States at age 10 on the USS Liberte grew up in Akron, Ohio. He moved to Brandon, Florida in 1998 and retired as Senior Technical Analyst with Fed Ex Freight in 2010.
He was a hard working and loving husband, father and Grandfather, and friend. A memorial service will be held to celebrate his life at Calvary Chapel in Brandon, Florida on April 8th, 2017 at 11:00am. Family, close friends may attend.
I love you my darling! I miss you more every day! Im trying to figure out how to live without you! It has been 4 months. I still keep thinking you will come back to me. I will never stop missing you or loving you!
Love, Your Shelley
Love you Dad miss you everyday!