Smith, Rev David John
The funeral was held on 20th May for the late David John Smith who died on 1st May 2005 aged 62 years. David was born in Kingston-upon-Thames to the late John and Ruth Smith, who also had a younger daughter. He was brought up in New Malden, Surrey where he was educated. David married Pamela on 23rd July 1966 at Christ Church, New Malden, they settled at Rugby. Moving to various places later including Leamington Spa, Nuneaton, Bolton and Winsford. David was employed as an electrical engineer, then as a clergyman he was regional co-ordinator for Crosslinks. He liked gardening and enjoyed travelling and sport especially football, supporting Arsenal Football Club. David is survived by his wife Pam, children Andrew, Rebekah and Christopher. Committal at Crewe Crematorium was followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at Hartford Parish Church conducted by Rev Mike Smith. As well as family floral tributes, donations were received for Crosslinks. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Greenacre Funeral Home, Northwich.