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John D. Smith
Jan 27, 2014 - Staff
John D. Smith died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Sparks, Nev., after a lengthy illness.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services.
John Smith was born Nov. 9, 1958, in Casper, the son of Artist Esther Smith and Otis E. Smith.
He spent most of his life working in the Riverton area doing roustabout and construction work.
His family said he loved to hunt and fish.
He is survived by his mother, Esther; brothers Everett, Otis and Frank of Riverton; sister Paula Brea of Colorado; children Scotty Smith of California and Jody and Troy of Nevada; stepdaughter Tabitha Carnder of Riverton; and 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Otis E. Smith, and grandson Dominick.