Stephen L. Smyder, age 52, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, July 9, 2020 at his home.
Steve was born August 20, 1967 in Warsaw. He was a 1985 graduate of Wayland Central School. He was a veteran of the US Navy. He worked at VP Supply in Dansville.
He was a member of the Wayland American Legion, the Wayland Rod & Gun Club and the NCA Sportsman's Club. He enjoyed motorcycles (Harley Davidson), golfing, and in his younger years softball; He was a workaholic and enjoyed his Coca-Cola, Cheetos and most of all his family and friends.
He is survived by his daughters, Brittany (Matt) Cushman, Lizzie Smyder (Cheyne Teed) and Rochelle (Pat) Moore; his parents, Janice and Marty Clayson; his siblings, Craig Smyder and Sarah Clayson (Ken Stellwagen); his niece and nephew, Quinn Clayson and Tom (Jen) Smyder; 2 great-nieces, Lily and Haley Smyder;and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Friends are invited to attend an outdoor memorial service with military honors, 1 pm Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 300 West Naples St., Wayland. At the conclusion of the service a short motorcycle run will be held and will conclude at the NCA Sportsmans Club,Co Rd 36, Atlanta, NY 14808.
Due to the Covid-19 restrictions; masks and social distancing are required.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses. Send in care of Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, PO Box 336, Wayland, NY 14572