FARMINGTON — Richard Walton Smith, “Dick,” 80, of Eustis died peacefully Saturday, July 21, with his loving family with him.

Richard was born Aug. 14, 1937, in Peabody, Mass., a son of Ralph and Gladys (Smith) Smith.

He is survived by his loving wife, Ruthann (Lahtinen), the love of his life for 60 years, of Eustis; one sister, Patti Senechel, of Florida; two sons, Michael W. and his partner, Karen Reed, of Florida and David A. and his wife, Randie, of Stratton; and two grandsons of Eustis, Richie and Brandon Smith; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Ralphie and Bob.

His family invites you to visit his memorial wall at for a more complete obituary and to share remembrances.

Richard “Dick” Walton Smith

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