Brian David Smith Sr.

BLUE HILL —Brian David Smith Sr. died unexpectedly March 14, 2014, at Blue Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 19, 1963, in Marlboro, Mass., the son of David and Pauline (Kettle) Smith.

He was originally from Massachusetts and moved to Maine in 1992 to raise his children out of the cities, “best move he ever made.” He loved whitewater kayaking, snowboarding and camping. Brian was an extremely passionate husband, dad and grandfather and enjoyed spending time with his family and many friends.

He is survived by the love of his life for 25 years, Cindy; children, Damien, Tiffany (Daddy’s girl), and Brian Jr.; grandchildren, Raine, Haven, Jazzlynn, Lorelai and Gracie; sisters, Robin and Vicki Smith; eight nieces and nephews; dearest friends, Robert and Vivian Grindle, whom he made his family.

A gathering of family and friends will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Jordan-Fernald, 141 South St., Blue Hill, followed by a gathering at Robert and Vivian Grindle’s home, Mountain Road, Blue Hill, to share memories. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Brian’s memory may be made to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, c/o Pediatrics Unit, 50 Union St., Ellsworth, ME 04605. Condolences may be expressed at

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