William R. Smith, 83, died at his home on February 11, 2019.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Middlesex Conservation Club, P.O. Box 655, Rushville, N.Y. 14544.

William was the Class President and Valedictorian of the Middlesex Valley High School, Class of 1953. He was retired from Rochester Telephone Company after over 30 years of service. William was an avid hunter.

William is survived by one son, Glenn David Smith; two daughters, Valeska K. (Rueben) Smith-Soliz and Yvonne (Craig) Snyder; six grandchildren, Lee Michael Smith, Falynne Marie Smith, Nathaniel Clay, Joshua Clay, Trent Lee Snyder and Dylan Soliz; six great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Alexa (William) Waldron.

He was predeceased by his wife, Valeska M. Smith in 2015; and his son, Lee W. Smith in 1984.

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