Sunday, April 21, 2024

Richard Walter Smith, Jr.

Richard Walter Smith Jr., 83, of Mt Bethel, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on November 4, 2023.

Born to the late Richard W. and Ann (Lavin) Smith Sr., on June 11, 1940, in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, Richard lived in Ohio, Indiana and lastly Florida before moving to Mt. Bethel in 2014.

Richard was an entrepreneur in the truest sense of the word. He started and built numerous businesses in his life, everything from lawn care to restaurants and even a home pet sitting business. In his spare time his passion was off-road motorcycling and racing.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Linda; two sons, Christian and wife Elvie; Dane and husband Mark; and his grandchildren Samantha and Joel of the late Richard, III. Richard was predeceased by his son Richard W. Smith III, and a step-brother Wallace Smith.

Services are private and entrusted to Newbaker Funeral Home, Blairstown.