Paul Allen Smith passed away on March 20th, 2013, in Colorado. He was born in Berkeley, Calif., on Feb. 23, 1939.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Marian A. Smith; sister, Linda Barnett; and aunt, Lorraine Roberts, of Grass Valley, Calif.
He was second “father” to 10 children. There are 28 grandchildren and several great grandchildren, five nieces and nephews, and numerous cousins.
Paul owned East Bay Upholstery in El Cerrito, Calif., for 20 years and Smith Storage and Rentals for 20 years.
He has built and remodeled many homes in Lake County and loved hunting in Idaho. He enjoyed taking car trips to see kids and grandkids. He lived in Lower Lake, Calif., for more than 26 years.
Paul was admired and loved for his kindness, integrity and generosity.
A graveside service will be held at Lower Lake Cemetery, 9040 Lake St., on Friday, April 5, at 1 p.m. The family will provide refreshments after the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to his favorite charity, the Salvation Army.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones & Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel, Lower Lake, Calif., telephone 707-994-6417, www.jonesandlewis.com .