Leroy H. Smith of Greenwood Lake (formerly of Newton, N.J.), passed away at St. Anthony Community Hospital on Warwick on Monday, June 8, 2020. He was 77 years old.
Born in Passaic, N.J., on May 13, 1943, he was the son of Jennie and Herman Smith.
Leroy was a proud U.S. veteran, having served in the United States Marine Corps for six years after high school.
Leroy was a self-employed truck driver for Scrap Metal Services in West Milford, N.J. He enjoyed driving his truck, but his favorite ride was his motorcycle. He was a former member of the Last Chance Motorcycle Club, Jersey Gypsies Motorcycle Club and the Leather Neck Motorcycle Club.
Leroy is survived by his wife Allyson; his children: Allyssa Smith, Maggy Smith, John Smith, Leroy Smith Jr., Ronald Scott Smith and Donna Sisco; seven grandchildren: Matthew, Michael, Daniel, Justin, Jennifer, Krista and Zachary; one great-granddaughter, Ava Christine Smith; brother Herman Smith and his wife Kathy; sisters Bernice Matheis and her husband Ken, Carol Dabak and her husband Bob and their respective children, Leroy’s nieces and nephews; and step-daughters: Dawn King, Joann King and Penny Stickle.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd., Suite 102 PMB 609 Oceanside, CA 92057 or online at semperfifund.org/donate
Visitation was held June 16 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home. Based on the latest guidelines, 25 people were allowed in the funeral home at a time.
Arrangements have been made by Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick. To send an online condolence, please visit www.lsvpmemorialhome.com.