Alton Smith

Obituary of Alton John Smith

Smith, Alton John Passed away peacefully at Leacock Care Centre, Orillia on Wednesday April 17th, 2024, at the age of 83. Born in Orillia, predeceased by his parents Tom and Annie Smith. Loving brother of May (Bill) - both predeceased, Mary (Don-predeceased) (Art-predeceased), and 2 sisters and 1 brother who died in infancy. Alton was a very hard worker, he was employed at Bass Lake Block & Tile, and Locke’s Auto Parts. He had a big heart and would help anyone. He never married and had no children, however, was a proud uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews. Alton looked forward to Christmas and other holidays he would spend at his nephew Don and his wife Karens house. He enjoyed spending time with his sister Mary also on these special gatherings. Alton enjoyed cheering on many baseball and soccer teams through the years. Thank you to the amazing staff at the Leacock Care Centre for all you care you provided during Alton’s time with you on home area 2, also thank you to Dr. Gallagher and the staff for all your care for many years. Alton will be missed very much by long time friend Tammie Jones and her family. As per his wishes, private family arrangements followed by cremation. Alton’s final resting place will be with family at St. Andrew’s St. James’ Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada through the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James Street E., Orillia (705) 327 0221. Messages of condolence are welcomed at