LARRY BYRON SMEDLEY SR.
April 16, 1931 ˜ March 18, 2021
Larry was born in Deer Lodge, MT. Larry lived in Vancouver, WA, with his wife Audrey (Cave) Smedley. Larry died peacefully at home early Thursday morning, Larry celebrated 89 years of life, love, faith and family.
Larry has four children, Larry (Nancy), Debbie (Bob), Kathy (Steve) and Linda (DD); nine grandchildren and their spouses, with 15 great grandchildren, however the story doesn’t stop there.
On June 22, 2013, Larry married the second love of his life Audrey Cave adding her five children, 14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Larry touched many lives, he was a retired coach, teacher and Administrator for Vancouver School District. He was honorably discharged from the US Navy and The Air Force Reserve.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Adeline Smedley; sisters, Doris Quatier and Johanna Kirkpatrick; and wife, Mary Faye Smedley (57 years).
Larry was a special friend and mentor to many, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
“Be merciful to me, Lord, for I am in distress: my eyes grow weak with sorry, my soul and body
with grief” Psalm 31:9
Celebration of life will be hosted by family this summer.
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