Surrounded by love, at Bluewater Health Hospital, after a long battle with cancer, William “Bill” Clarence Smith passed away at the age of 79. Loving husband of the late Jackie Smith and the late Sheila Smith. Adored father of Vicki Henderson, Debbie Closs (John), Pat Whitney (Dean), Donna Lee Murphy (Clarence), Doug Smith (Jean Marie), Leanda Bracegirdle, Shelley Smith Aadoson (Andres) and Tracy Smith (Cathy). Cherished grandpa to John and Shannon Ayers, Rachel Potter (Keith), Jacob Ewing (Celeste), James (Alison) and Steve Closs, Alicia and Rebecca Whitney, Sean (Kristen), Kathleen and Michael Murphy, Bianca, Mya and Vincent Bracegirdle, Peter (Sarah) and Devan Aadoson, Nathan and Richard Bonselaar. Great grandpa to Adrianna and Sebastian Potter and Penelope Ewing. Loved step-dad of Debbie Dudman (Dave), Guy Gibson-Smith (Tiffany) and John Gibson (Vicki). Bill was an honored member of the Masonic Lodge for 25 years and a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 45 years. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends are invited to a Masonic Service and a memorial service held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with a luncheon to follow at the Smith Family Centre. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).