Passed on Sunday, December 10, 2017 in his 90th year. He was born in Toronto and attended UTS; received a B.Sc in Chemical Engineering from U of T followed by an M.Sc in Chemical Engineering from M.I.T. He was employed by McColl-Frontenac in Montreal, Dow Chemical Co. in Sarnia, and Ethyl Corp. Canada (Sarnia) from which he retired in 1991. He leaves his wife, Sheila (nee Gooding) of 66 years; children Robert, Barbara, Andrew, Michael and four grandchildren; his brother Robert Shirriff (Hildegard) of Toronto; brother-in-law Grant Gooding (Carol) of Oakville, and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.