Alfred E. SmithApril 5, 1931 ~ July 9, 2017 (age 86)
Alfred Emmanuel Smith, born on April 5, 1931 in Trenton New Jersey, deceased on July 9, 2017 in Atwater, CA.
Alfred is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Maureen Smith, their 3 children: George Smith of Atwater, CA, Glen Smith and wife Zelena (Zee) Kekahuna-Smith of Santa Maria, CA, and Renee (Smith) Keil and husband Byron Keil, of Atwater, CA. His 3 grandchildren which were Alfred’s pride and joy: Kanoa Smith, Kahealani Smith, and Kalama Smith.
“Al” as he is better known by his family and many friends was a skilled artist, and he loved to socialize with his cronies around town over a cup of coffee.
After his retirement from the Air Force he worked for 13 years in the kitchen at Sandy Mush men’s correctional facility, where he made and has maintained many friends.
Prior to this Al proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for 26 years. This service took him to England, Maine, Massachusetts, California, and Michigan and eventually to Atwater, CA where he resided at the time of his death.
Al will sorely be missed by his family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home in Atwater with burial to follow at Winton District Cemetery in Winton, CA.