Obituary: Harvey Dean Smith

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Harvey Dean Smith

25 Aug 1955 – 12 Feb 2024

Harvey Dean Smith Obituary

Lifelong Siskiyou County resident Harvey Dean Smith passed away at his home in Etna on February 12, 2024. He was 68 years old.

Harvey was born on August 25, 1955 in Etna to Robert and Irene Smith. He was raised in Etna, and graduated from Etna High School. He attended mortuary school at Cypress College, and worked at Girdner Funeral Chapel for 37 years. When he retired, Harvey returned to his hometown of Etna. Harvey was a Master Mason of the Evening Star Lodge No. 186 F&AM in Etna, and an Associate Bethel Guardian for the Jobs Daughters.

Harvey was a loving father and papa. He is survived by two children, Katie Talley and Josh Smith; two grandchildren, Noah and Myles; and a brother, Ted Smith.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 11:00 AM at the Etna Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Scott Valley Berean Church in Etna.  

Graveside Service

Saturday, February 24, 2024


Etna Cemetery Sawyers Bar RoadEtna, CA 96027

Final Resting Place

Etna Cemetery Sawyers Bar RoadEtna, CA 96027

Source: Girdner Funeral Chapel

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