Gary Murdoch Smith

Gary Murdoch Smith, 63, formerly of Milford, died October 2, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hos­pice House in Sebring, FL after a battle with lung cancer.

Mr. Smith was born in Nashua, NH on March 26, 1953, at the Nashua Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late James and Mary Ann (Clark) Smith. For many years, his father owned and operat­ed the Smith TV Repair & Sales stores in Milford and Wilton, NH. His paternal grandparents were the late Murdoch Sturton and Jesse (Smith) Smith who owned and operated Smith Flo­rist in Milford. They were immigrants from Scotland. His maternal grandpar­ents were the late Fred­erick and Ruth (Powers) Clark. Mr. Smith attended the Milford schools and was employed as a main­tenance operative in food service establishments. He possessed a great love for music and was an avid electronics sound systems buff. Mr. Smith was also known for his great sense of humor and was a huge fan of Bos­ton’s professional sports teams – Red Sox, Patriots, Celt­ics and Bruins.

Mr. Smith was predeceased by his brother Scott Sturton Smith who died in 1972. He is survived by a number of maternal aunts and un­cles and numerous cous­ins from both sides of his family.

The Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home & Crema­tory of Sebring, FL and the Smith & Heald Funer­al Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford have made the fu­neral arrangements. Buri­al for Mr. Smith will be at the Riverside Cemetery in Milford at a later date.