Will Smith was a loving and proud father, devoted husband and fun Pop Pop (Grandfather). He passed away peacefully on July 14th at the age of 67. After graduation from Nathan Hale High School Will joined the Air Force then returned to Seattle and graduated from UW. He worked as an underwriter and was involved in several nonprofits including groundbreaking work in the promotion of the Alaskan Native Art community.
He was an entrepreneur at heart, compassionate and as he would say “irrationally optimistic”.
He was a voracious reader and had a brilliant mind. To honor Will please consider donating a book to our Book Drive in his name. We are collecting 3 categories of books : Children’s books, Science Books, Native American Books. These can be ordered and delivered to Jo Hart his sister’s address or dropped off at his service at her home and will be donated in his name.
Will’s Pride and Joy were his 4 daughters Sarah, Caela, Hannah, and Keira and his 2 grandchildren Axel and Xela.
He is survived by his wife Lyn, stepson Riley, stepdaughter Anya (Lars) grandchildren Axel and Xela, daughters Sarah Smith, Micaela Smith, Hannah Smith, and Keira Smith.
Brothers Dana Smith (Niki), Hank Smith, Sisters Jo Hart and Julie Hoeper (Mark)
Aunt Elsie Trembley and family, Aunt Betty Smith and family and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.
Please join us in gathering to celebrate his life at the home of his sister Jo (Josie) Hart, 8408 191st St SW Edmonds Wa 98026, Saturday, Sept 10th at 3pm Dress is casual.
“Reach out for Joy” each day as Will did. He is lovingly remembered and will be deeply missed.