STURBRIDGE: William L Smith (Poppy), 85, of Main ST, Sturbridge, passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at Harrington Hospital.
William leaves behind his wife of 55 years Cynthia (Adams) Smith, of Sturbridge; his sons Timothy Smith and his companion Colleen Breton of Stafford, Jeffrey Smith and his wife Kimberley of Sturbridge; his grandchildren, Leanna Smith of Webster, David Smith and his companion Emily Petkis of Stafford, Jacklyn Smith of Sturbridge, Jordan (Smith) Farrell and her husband Matthew Farrell of Groton,CT, Logan and Jake Smith of Sturbridge; great grandchild Junah Sweeney of Webster.
He was born in Stoneham, MA and adopted by Ellis E. Smith Jr and Charlotte (Stone) Smith of Sturbridge, MA.
He was predeceased by his brother Ellis E. Smith III. He leaves behind a brother Dwight Logan and a sister Eleanor VanNorman.
He was a graduate of Cole Trade High School class of 1954. He proudly served in the Army, 101st Airborne division. He was a self-employed master carpenter, remodeling and building homes. He enjoyed making fine furniture. He served as Deacon at Friendship Baptist Church in Brimfield, MA.
Calling hours are Tuesday, November 16th from 5-8pm in Belanger Bullard Funeral Home, 51 Marcy ST, Southbridge. Funeral will be held Wednesday, November 17th at 10:00am in Belanger Bullard Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Brookfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Friendship Baptist Church,
9 E Brimfield/Holland Road, Brimfield, MA 01010.
An online guestbook is available at www.BelangerFuneralHome.com
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