Donald G. Smith

Donald G. Smith passed May 10, 2018, in his home at Florence, Colo. He was born on Nov. 2, 1925, in Concrete, Colo., to Glenn Smith and Elizabeth Seward Smith. He grew up and attended school in Canon City. On Oct. 19, 1944 he married Wildeana Mohr in Canon City.

In 1946 they moved to Boulder, Colo. where he owned and operated Donald G. Smith Excavating and Trucking for 33 years. In 1978 they moved to Gentry, Ark., where he owned a cattle and chicken ranch. He always maintained a cabin in Alma, Colo., where he loved fishing in Montgomery Reservoir and jeeping with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter  Barbara Barnard, brother  Bill Smith and granddaughter Heidi Baer.

He leaves to mourn his wife, Wildeana, of 73 years; daughters Donna (Will) Feltman and Linda (Ron) McLean; grandchildren Rhoni Doss, Realene Atwood, Julie Herod, Bridgitt Ragsdale, Eric McLean, Lori Bass, Shelly Kittleson; 14 great-grandchildren; cousins Jim and Sharon Allen, and Robert and Cindy Pryor; loving friends Jean Warner, Hannah Snyder and Romaine Herbert.

Memorial services will be May 26 at 3:30 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canon City; and inurnment/sharing service at Alma, Colo., on July 21, 2018. Arrangements entrusted to Harwood Funeral Home. Online condolences at