Smith, John L. passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday September 25, 2021 at Matthews House Hospice, Alliston in his 78 th year. Beloved husband of Lila Smith. Loved father of Kevin (Tamara), Karen, Russ (Kellie). Loving grandpa of Rhonda (Devon), Tammy predeceased, Benjamin (Ashley), Adam (Kassandra), Kayla (Dustin), Jorge, Amanda (Mike), Candice (Adam), Taylor (Bryan), Brandon, Jarrett (Jackie) and 22 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Joan Muirhead and predeceased by Beverly and Carol. John will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and many friends. A Celebration of John’s life will be held at Drury Funeral Centre 519 Victoria St. E., Alliston on Saturday October 23, 2021 from 1 – 3 p.m. If so desired memorial donations to Matthews House Hospice would be appreciated. John’s family are thankful for the loving compassionate care he received from the Bayshore Nurses and the staff of Matthews House Hospice, your kindness was truly appreciated.