Donald E. "Bud" Smith


Donald E. "Bud" Smith passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family, after 94 grand years, on Saturday May 11, 2019.

Don is survived by his loving wife, Jean; children: Melanie (Einar) Thorarinsson, Joel Smith (Terry May), Kelly (John) Rohrer, Rob (Kim) Smith, & Jennifer (Bart) Turner; 9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; extended family and many dear friends.

There will be a celebration of Don's life on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11am at the Middlesex Valley Airport, 1078 Lincoln Ave., Middlesex NY 14507, all are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The family respectfully declines flowers; please consider making a memorial contribution to the local EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association), Chapter 504, 1078 Lincoln Ave., Middlesex NY 14507.