Obituary: Richard B. (Dick) Smith |

Obituary: Richard B. (Dick) Smith

Richard B. (Dick)


November 11, 1931 – November 8, 2020

Dick Passed at the Colorado State Veterans Community Living Center in Rifle where he lived for the past 5 years.

Dick worked as a carpenter for many years in the Aspen area until his retirement. At that time he moved to Grand Junction then to Yuma Arizona where he lived until his health issues required more attention. He enjoyed dancing and traveling in his motorhome.

He was preceded in death by his son Billy, his parents Merle and Verla Smith, Brothers Don, Bob and Ron Smith, Sisters: Shirley McClure, Betty Rudd and Vivian Campbell.

He is survived by his children Richard (Lynn) Smith, Greg (Heidi) Smith, Debi Neese, Scott Smith and Cindy Smith. Two Sisters Margeret Coniff and Carolyn Fogerty. 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.

At Dick’s request he was cremated and no services will be held.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User