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June 1, 2023

Wesley Arnold Smith of Ripley, died at the Kincardine hospital, Thursday, June 1, 2023, at the age of 88. Beloved husband of Margaret Smith (Quinn) for almost 66 years. Born in Wawanosh Township, June 27, 1934, he was the son of the late Myrtle (Begley) and Oliver Smith. Dear father of Rick and Linda, Mary Margaret and Holly and Barb and Don. Also greatly missed by his grandchildren, Mike (Trish), Mark (Karen), Ashley, Kirkland (Brittany), Kurtis (Madison) and Amber; and great grandchildren Tanner, Reed, Marlee, Quinn, Callam, Stella, Bennett and Cassian; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sisters, Marjorie Brook and Helen Barkwell. Visitation will be held at the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley, Monday, June 5, 2023, from 5-8 p.m. The funeral will be held Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at 11 a.m., with interment to follow at Ripley Cemetery. Casual dress is requested. Donations to the Rosewood RVilla Residents Fund or Huron Bruce Minor Hockey would be greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences on-line at