Richard H. Smith, 68, of Budd Lake, formerly of Wayne, passed away on September 11, 2018.
Born in Paterson and raised in Wayne, Richard was the son of the late Robert and Claire Smith. He proudly served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War and continued to serve his community by volunteering his time as a fireman with Wayne Fire Company #1. Richard worked for Sears as a warehouse delivery manager for 25 years and most recently worked for over 20 years in sales for Water Works Supply Company in Pompton Plains. He loved watching football and baseball. He was an avid fisherman and talented woodworker but was happiest when he was with his family.
Richard is lovingly survived by his children, Ryan Smith and Kayley Smith and her husband Christian Salas; and his grandchildren, Aurora, Annaleese and Elijah Smith.
Visiting hours will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 pm and 5:00 to 7:00 pm Saturday, September 15 at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains. A funeral service will be held at 6:00 pm at the funeral home. Cremation will be private.