Gary Edward Smoot, Sr.

Born: Wed., Oct. 27, 1943
Died: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018

Funeral Service


3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 05, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 05, 2018
Location: G. J. Gonce Funeral Home, P.A.

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It is with deepest regret that we announce the passing of Life Member Gary Smoot, Sr.  

Mr. Gary, as he was known, joined the Riviera Beach Volunteer Fire Company in January of 1960.  He spent many days and nights at the station over the years, bringing his wife, Joyce, and two sons, Gary, Jr., and Patrick along as well.  Mr. Gary served many positions within the company over his 58 years with the firehouse, which also included actually building Fire Trucks.

Aside from his involvement at the Beach13house Mr. Gary retired from the Baltimore City Fire Department, and Owned  Smoot Hauling with his family.

Please keep his family, friends, and Fire Department families, in your thoughts and prayers.

Rest easy, Mr. Gary, we'll take it from here.

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Mike and Carol Norris
   Posted Sat November 03, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. He was one great man.

George and Beverly Hoffman
   Posted Sun November 04, 2018
We are very sorry for your loss he was always waving to us or talking ever since we have lived here he would shovel the snow with his backo and keep the corner clean in the summer you would see him at the carvinal ay the pit beef no matter where he was he always said hi or wave he was so friendly we ar going to miss him our thoughs and prayers are with his family,especially his wife joyce,and his sons Parick Gary all the rest of his family

Leo Szamski
   Posted Sun November 04, 2018

TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent by The Szamski Family.

May you rest peacefully in a God’s Kingdom honoring a life well lived and loved. Leo Szamski and family

Jodi Saulter
   Posted Mon November 05, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. He will be missed by many.

David and Jodi Saulter
Riviera Beach Volunteer Fire Dept

Tracey Roe
   Posted Mon November 05, 2018
Sorry to hear of Mr. Gary's passing. He will always be remembered as always having a smile on his face. My prayers go up for Joyce, Gary, Pat and extended family. God Bless.

Tanya Brumwell
   Posted Mon November 05, 2018
Ms. Joyce, Gary and Pat-

So sorry to hear about Mr. Gary’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Evelyn Graf
   Posted Tue November 06, 2018
Joyce, Gary and Pat
I was sorry to hear of Gary passing.
My thought and prayers are with you and your family.

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