George Edward Smith
Aug. 2, 1938—Jan. 30, 2018
Known as Rusty to friends and family, he was born August 2, 1938 in Kelso, WA to William and Ella Smith and passed away January 30, 2018. George grew up in the area where he worked in the local mills and later was a commercial fisherman out of Chinook, WA. George is survived by his wife of 59 years, Karen Smith and his four children, Rona Coburn of Albany OR, Karey Hempstead of Corvallis OR, Tina Hiebert of Buckley WA and Dallas Smith of Cathlamet, WA and multiple grand and great grandchildren. Rusty loved gardening, bird watching, liked to travel and fish. He was active in prison ministry and his church. Rusty was preceded in death by his parents and only sister, Sharon Smith.
A Celebration of Life is planned for March 4th at 2:00pm, at the Castle Rock Seventh-day Adventist Church.