Leslie Roy Smith, 94, of Madison, CT, born February 11, 1914 in Brooklyn, WI, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at CT Hospice in Bradford, CT.
Mr. Smith served in the Army (Master Sergeant) from 1936 to 1945 with tours in the Philippines and Panama Canal. He was a dairy farmer in Waterloo, Illinois and a butcher at the Northford store until he retired to Madison, CT. He was also an avid salt water fisherman, and fan of the Boston Red Sox and UCONN Women's Basketball.
Preceded in death by his wife - Thelma nee Erhardt Smith
Step Son - Harry H. Sefried II
Parents - Frank Leslie & Jessie Smith
Sister - Hazel
Survived by He is survived by his brother - Maurice Smith of Brooklyn, WI
Granddaughter - Leslie S. (Palmer) Lockard of Palmyra, PA
Great Granddaughters - Courtney (Paul) & Jane of Pennsylvania
Nieces and Nephews
Memorials: Memorials may be given to VFW Post #2096, 85 Lovers Ln, Madison, CT 06443 or American Legion Post #79, 43 Bradley Road, Madison, CT 06443.
Funeral: There will be a graveside service at 1:00 pm Friday, April 4, 2008 at Mount Hope Cemetery in Belleville, IL