David ‘Dave’ R. Smith of Falun, Alberta passed away peacefully with his wife, Marie by his side at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre ~ Area Two on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the age of 81 years.


Dave loved being in ‘the bush’, and greatly enjoyed the outdoors and hunting.  He possessed a passion for restoring Model Ts and John Deere’s, and was an avid collector. 


Dave will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his beloved wife, Marie; and three stepsons:  Danny Ferguson, Lawrence Ferguson, and Tim (Ginger) Ferguson; as well as two special granddaughters, Holly and Jamie.  Dave was predeceased by his parents, Orville and Mary; one brother, Buddy; and one sister at birth, Margaret. 


With respect for Dave’s wishes, no formal funeral service was held.  Cremation took place at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer.  Interment will be held at a later date in the Forestburg Cemetery, Forestburg, Alberta.  If friends desire, memorial tributes in Dave’s Memory may be made directly to the Rimbey Health Services Donations Program, c/o Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre - Long Term Care, Box 440, Rimbey, Alberta  T0C 2J0 (  Condolences to the family may also be expressed by e-mail to:


Cremation Arrangements for the Late David ‘Dave’ R. Smith entrusted to the care of



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