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Ernest C. Smith
September 1, 1945 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Ernest C. Smith, age 78, passed away peacefully at home January 15, 2024.
He was born in Moscow, Idaho to Clarence Smith of Troy and Martha(Shenaman) Smith of Beaver City, Nebraska and was raised in Troy Idaho. Following graduation from Troy high school he attended The College of Idaho, played football and enjoyed social life. He married Linda Deesten of Moscow in 1968. They moved back to Troy, Idaho and raised their children Lori and Ole. Ernest most enjoyed being involved in small town activities and farming.
He later remarried Alice(Lucker Polichio)of Council, Idaho. He resided in his home town of Troy with his beloved wife Alice until his death. He is survived by his wife Alice, his children Lori (Thomas) Rohde of Athol, Idaho and Ole (Sarah) Smith of Snoqualmie, Washington and step children Michelle Polichio of Greenville,Pennsylvania and Michael Polichio of Bridgeville,Pennsylvania. His sister Louise (Richard) Marone of Moscow,Idaho, brothers John (Darlene) Smith of Lewiston,Idaho and Bruce (Rebecca) Smith of Troy, Idaho. He had four grandchildren and two great grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them.
A celebration of life will be held in the summer of 2024.