Citizen Telegram Obituaries – Feb. 27, 2014 |

Citizen Telegram Obituaries – Feb. 27, 2014

Ralph “Neil” Smith

June 18, 1964 – Feb. 18, 2014

Ralph “Neil” Smith passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo., with his family by his side.

Neil was born on June 18, 1964, in Glenwood Springs, Colo., to Ralph and Patricia Smith. He resided in Rifle, Colo., and was employed by Smith Masonry.

He leaves behind his parents; his brother, Donald Smith; nephews, Jacob and Joshua Smith, as well as numerous cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.

Neil loved the outdoors; fishing was his passion. He also loved baseball and bull riding. He was so loved and will be greatly missed. Private family services are pending. Services are entrusted to Palisade Funeral Home.

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