William Hedley Smith

13/07/1931 - 10/09/2021

In loving memory of William Hedley Smith (Hedley) who passed away peacefully on 10th September 2021 after a long illness, Aged 90 years.
Dearly loved husband of Joan for 65 years.
Father and father in law of Lynden & Christine, Glen & Roslyn, Lauryn & Rodney (dec), Felicity & David, Wendell & Anne and Leighton.
Pa to Hannah, Melissa & Emma, Joel, Tristan & Tajana, Hugh, Rhys & Lily, Amy (dec), Sarah & James and Grace & Holly.
Great Pa to 14 great grandchildren.

Many thanks to the caring staff at Grace McKellar Centre, Barwon Health.

A devoted Husband, loved and respected Father, Pa and Great Pa. So dearly loved and forever in our hearts.
We will miss you always.

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Live Web Streaming available at commencement of service
17/09/2021 @ 11:00
Russell & Rose Altmann
2021-09-16 07:15:46
Our deepest sympathy to Joan and extended family on the loss of Husband, Father, Grandfather. Even though we have known Hedley such a short time it was clear he was a very clever engineer.
Barb Young
2021-09-16 14:20:34
To dearest Joan and family, deepest sympathy to all at this time. Thinking of you. Barb. X
Vanessa Ramsay
2021-09-17 01:28:35
Dear Aunty Joan and family, Our love and thoughts go out to you all at this time and we hope that you have found peace and joy in sharing together many special memories over these last few week. Vanessa and Rod Ramsay and family x
Pam and Mark Seller
2021-09-17 01:53:00
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Joan and your family at this time. Hedley’s excellent creative skills benefitted many throughout a full and well lived life. Pam and Mark Seller.
Luke Beal
2021-09-18 09:54:15
Aunty Joan and family, Michelle and I would like to acknowledge the loss of Uncle Hedley, and convey our condolences to you all at this time. We pray for a spirit of peace to rest upon you all, and for you to know that we seek our Heavenly Father’s richest blessings and comfort for you, both now and always. Luke and Michelle Veal xo
Leanne McCredden
2021-10-01 06:41:32
With deepest sympathies to Joan and families on the recent loss of Hedley. May you all find comfort in retelling the memories of the great times you all had with Hedley. You all are in our thoughts & prayers. Kind regards Leanne, Vicki & James McCredden (Mitre)
In Loving Memory
Sarah Rowe