Roddy Smith, 66, of Chaska Minnesota passed away Tuesday November 9, 2021 with his family by his side.
A memorial service will be held Saturday November 27th 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Laurel Nebraska. A private burial will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Laurel, NE.
Born May 7th, 1955 in Norfolk Nebraska to Gerald and Georgia Smith he was the eldest of six children. He graduated from Coleridge High School and earned two technical degrees in welding and machine tool and die. He was a CNC machinist for over 19 years. He was married to his wife, Deanna, for 46 years and had two children. He was a talented athlete and woodworker, loved reading and watching movies.
Roddy is survived by his wife Deanna; son Wesley; daughter Abby; sisters, Robyn Cafasso, Penny Drueppel, Tina (Kevin) Crawford; brother Brian (Linda) Smith; sisters in-law Nancy (Regg) Gadeken, Linda (John) Dall, Penny Voichoskie; aunts and uncles Vernon (Lois) Pepper, Merlin (Sherry) Smith, John (Connie) Smith; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Barbara Satterfield, and parents in-law Lowell and Virginia Burns.