Smith, Richard Arthur, 62, of Windsor Back Road, passed away one day before his 63rd birthday on Thursday, September 27, 2018 in the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born on September 28, 1955 in Halifax. He is the son of late, Arthur and Borguild (Bergstrand) Smith. Richard worked as a professional driver for Kent/Central Building Supplies for thirty years. He also worked for Wire Rope Industries delivering fishing gear. Richard enjoyed fishing both salt and fresh water. He was an antique car hobby enthusiast. Richard loved carpentry work and restoring old houses. Surviving are his wife, the former Beverly Slade; sons, Robert (Christine) Smith, Kingston, Ontario; William (Melodie) Van’t Kruis, Halifax; daughter, Sheryl Van’t Kruis, Halifax; grandchildren, Conner, Jax, Kirsten, Kallum, Maddison and Chloe; brothers, Douglas (Alice), New Glasgow; Ross (Teresa), Fall River; John, Windsor Junction; nephew, Colton Smith. Predeceased by his sister-in-law, Bonnie Smith. Richard’s family wishes to thank all the doctors, nurses and the Palliative Care Unit at the Hants Community Hospital for their excellent care given to Richard and his family. Visitation was held 7-9 pm Tuesday, October 2, 2018 in the Lindsay Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King Street, P.O. Box 2218, Windsor, NS B0N 2T0. Memorial service was 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in Lindsay’s Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. David Curry officiated. Interment will be in Thomas Smith Cemetery, Port Hood Island at a later date. Donations were requested to be made to the Port Hood Island Church, Cape Breton or the Canadian Cancer Society. To have a donation card placed, please call Lindsay’s (902~798~2232). On-line condolences may be sent by clicking on “guestbook” at www.lindsaysfuneralhome.com.