Edward Eugene Smith, Obituary, Northern
Wyoming Daily News,
Funeral services for Powell resident Edward Eugene Smith, 69, will be
Wednesday, June 13 at 10 a.m. at
Burial will be at the Ten Sleep Cemetery on Wednesday at 3 p.m.
Ed died Friday,
June 8, 2001 at the
He was born Oct. 15, 1931 at Ten Sleep, the son of Joe Edward and Millicent Lura (Young) Smith. He was raised on a ranch near Ten Sleep and attended schools in Ten Sleep.
school graduation, he attended the
He married Peggy O'Neal
He spent the next
28 years teaching elementary and high school classes in
After his retirement, Ed worked as an independent insurance broker, specializing in senior citizens' needs.
Following his retirement, he spent his time doing things he loved, including reading, working with computers, and working in his garden where he liked to raise raspberries.
Ed was instrumental in founding several local organizations. He helped to found Friend of the Park County Fair and re-energized the floundering farmer's markets in Powell.
He also founded the Christin Lamb Foundation after the death of his granddaughter Christin in 1998. He had served as the Executive Director and President of the foundation, spending most of his time working for the foundation.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his granddaughters Cynthia Halstead and Christin Lamb.
He is survived by his wife Peggy of Powell; son Rod (Aimee) Smith of Cheyenne; daughters JoEllen Halstead of Powell and Laura (Eric) Lampman of Laramie, sister Millicent (Charles) Conley of Benton, Ky.; and grandchildren James, Elizabeth and Sarah Halstead of Milford, N.H.; Jessica Lamb and Kyric Lampman of Laramie, Wyo.; and Colby and Drew Smith of Cheyenne, Wyo.
Memorials may be made to the Christin Lamb Foundation in care of the First National Bank in Powell.
The casket will be open at the church in Powell from 9 a.m. until service time on Wednesday.
Veile Mortuary, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.