Kenneth T. Smith Jr.
Date of Passing:
Smith, Kenneth T. Jr., 59, of North Street, Riverside, died peacefully on September 23, 2020 surrounded by his loving family at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Brenda Lee (Degrenier) Smith.
Born in Providence, a son of Kenneth T. Smith Sr. of Riverside and the late Jean D. (Frank) Smith, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside.
Mr. Smith was a welder fabricator and contractor for many years.
Kenneth enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, golfing, motorcycle riding, boating, visiting Prudence Island and spending time with his loving grandchildren. A sports enthusiast, he was a devoted Dallas Cowboys and Boston Red Sox fan.
Besides his wife of thirty eight years and his father, he is survived by a son, Craig T. Smith of Riverside; a daughter, Kristin L. Smith of Riverside; six grandchildren, Kiley N. Smith, Natalia L. Palermo, Emma L. Smith, Alyanna L. Palermo, Avaleigh M. Smith and Paisley R. Smith; a sister, Dolores J. Baker of Riverside and three brothers, William K. Smith, Scott A. Smith and Todd R. Smith all of Riverside.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday September 27, 2020 in the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett, Avenue, Riverside from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. The guidelines set forth by the Rhode Island Department of Health will be observed. Face coverings are required and only fifteen people will be allowed in the building at a time. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Kenneth’s memory to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 would be deeply appreciated.