SMID, Larry

Posted: September 1st, 2018


March 23, 1948 – August 20, 2018

Larry Brian Smid, beloved father, grandfather and father in law, formerly of Lethbridge, passed away suddenly at his ranch in High River on August 20, 2018 at the age of 70 years.

Larry is survived by his children Belinda Tomiyama (Craig) and Jason Smid (Angela) and his grandchildren Cody, Dylan, Alicia and Jayden. Larry is also survived by his brother Ron (Judy) and numerous nephews and nieces.

Larry was born in Elrose, Saskatchewan and lived on the family farm until he was 14 years old, when the family moved to Swift Current. After high school Larry started working with his father Jan at the family business Frontier Feeds. He moved his family to Medicine Hat in 1978 and then off to Lethbridge in 1979. Larry worked in the Agricultural feed business for 50 years alongside many colleagues and clients who became his friends. Larry moved to High River in 2012 and lived on his horse ranch until his death.

He is predeceased by his father Jan, mother Myrtle, brother Duane, sister Jeanette and brother Lyle.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 11:00 am in Lethbridge, Alberta at the Rocky Mountain Turf Club, 3401 Parkside Drive South, Floor 3, Centennial Room.

In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial donation in Larry’s name to the Calgary Health Trust, 800, 11012 Macleod Trail SE Calgary, Alberta T2J 6A5.

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6 Condolences for “SMID, Larry”

  1. Ron Burr says:

    Please accept my deepest condolences on Larry’s passing. I met him through trapshooting at the Lethbridge Trap Club and always enjoyed our chance meetings in the years since then.

  2. peter linda waldner says:

    he was a true friend ,always come to meet you with a smile ,
    whistling as he walked.
    i will miss his good humor and the odd joke.
    there will never be another Larry Smid !!

  3. Arnold Entz says:

    Sorry to hear about Larry.
    He was a great help to me ,when starting out in hog business.
    He set me on the right track a few times.

    God bless you in your time of sorrow.

  4. Doug and Lynda Rabb says:

    We remember Larry and all the years we knew him and worked with him in Lethbridge.

    Very sad to hear of his passing.

    To all his family we send you our good thoughts, Love, Cares and Prayers.

  5. Evelyn, Wayne, Eric, Mark and Diane Davis says:

    Our deepest condolences to all his family.
    May his memories bring you comfort and strength.
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time.

  6. Tammy & Carl McGovern says:

    We met Larry when he moved to High River.
    Our deepest condolenses to his family.

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