Kenneth Lee Smith, 87, Oakhurst CA, joined his heavenly wife Dorothy and their dog Minnie on April 21, 2021. He was born October 22, 1933.
He was a hardworking man who took pride in everything he did. He served his country during the Korean war and then came home to marry his wife, Dorothy in 1960 (on his birthday so he would never forget!). They had a son; Darrell, in 1963 and 5 years later a daughter, Denise, in 1968. Kenneth wanted a better life for his family so he moved them up to the Mountains to Oakhurst in 1974.
He also became a volunteer Firefighter for the Cedar Valley Fire Department. He stayed active in the community for many, many years.
When he retired from PG&E, he and his wife were able to live the RV life for several years, they really enjoyed the freedom of this.
Kenneth is survived by his children; Darrell & Lorie Smith, Denise & Garry Dituri, his grandchildren; Darrell Smith Jr, Kyle Smith, Derrick Dituri, Dayna Dituri & Demitria Dituri, his great grandchildren; Eli, Abby, Barrett, Rhyen, Maddison & Kira Jane, his brother, Wilbur Smith and his Sister, Shirley Gonsalves.