Philip Richard Smith
Burley, Idaho – Philip Richard Smith, age 69, of Burley, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at his home.
Philip was born on Sept. 25, 1944, in Oakley, Idaho, the son of Percy G. and Irene Sutton Smith. He attended school in Oakley and completed his education at Oakley High School. He married Pamela Smith in 1962, and they later divorced. He married Linda Green on Oct. 25, 1996, in Burley, and they have had 25 wonderful years together.
He was a truck driver by profession and he and his wife, Linda, owned and operated L & P Trucking where they hauled for Northern Stone. He enjoyed boating and riding his Harley motorcycle.
Philip is survived by his wife, Linda Rae Smith of Burley; his children, Troy Smith (Sandy) of Chattanooga, Tenn., Blair Smith (Jennifer) of Oakley, Tami Mullard of Kimberly, and Scott Thompson (Tedi) of Twin Falls; a daughter-in-law, Missy Smith-Cantrell (Dallan) of Oakley; three young men who were just like his own sons, Brett Smith (Heather), Shad Smith, and Vince Cooper; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Cheryl Kane (Alan) of Bellevue, Wash.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Kim Smith; and one son, Clint Smith.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Marion Cemetery under the direction of the Rasmussen Funeral Home of Burley.