Richard N. Smith

May 3, 2022

November 8, 1982 – April 28, 2022

Richard N. Smith, 39 of Molino, FL went home to be with our Lord and Savior unexpectedly on April 28, 2022. He was born on November 8, 1982 at Baptist Hospital to his parents, Sheila and Neil (Smitty) Smith in Pensacola, FL.

He had a love for fishing, hunting, and boating. Richard caught his first big mouth Bass at 8 yrs. old and shot his first deer at 11 yrs. old. He started cutting grass for our neighbors to earn his own money at 11 years old, to help buy his size 15 shoe. Richard was a proud to be independent. As he went through high school, he added to services such as, sprinklers systems, tree trimming, and sod work, with Richard Smith’s Lawn Care.

Just before graduation, he started working for Hual Electric. Richard worked his way to Supervisor; he was with the company for 21 years until his passing. Richard loved his family, friends, coworkers, and Rick Hual who he had great admiration for. He assisted Hual Electric with two, Homes for Troops Organization.

Richard is preceded in death by his sister, Jessica Smith; grandparents; cousin, Kayla Wilson; uncles, Vince, and Harry Smith, James A. Wilson; and his aunt, Audrey Defrangeso.

He is survived by his parents, Sheila and Neil (Smitty) Smith; his significant other half, Stefanie and her boys, that he thought of as his own, Michael and Alex Roloph; their grandparents, Steve and Linda ilson, Mitch and Debbie Roloph; pawpaws special littles, Presley and T.J.; nephew, William Wager; niece, Julia Sorrell; aunts and uncles, Carl (Gina) Wilson, Janet (Brad) Caprara, Tony Defrangeso, Paul (Barb) Smith, many cousins, and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the family to help with funeral expenses.

Send donations to: Rick Hual
2613 S. Hwy 95A
Cantonment, FL 32533
Can be mailed in or dropped off.
Please put in notes, on behalf of Richard Smith

We will honor him with at service on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Trahan Family Funeral Home in Pensacola, FL, with a visitation beginning at 12:00 p.m., and the service to follow at 1:00 p.m.

The family asks you to dress casual and jeans are welcomed.


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