GARY ARNOLD SMITH
An outdoor service attended by family and close friends was held Saturday in Cornville, Ariz., for Gary Arnold Smith, 56, of Cornville, a former Imperial Valley resident who died Wednesday in Cornville.
Mr. Smith was born Sept. 14, 1945, in Hereford, Texas. He served in the U.S. Navy as an aviation machinist mate from 1962-66.
He worked as a police officer for the Brawley Police Department from 1969-71 and worked for Rigid Electric from 1978-82.
Prior to moving to Cornville, he owned Gary A. Smith Electric, which he continued operating in Cornville from 1992-2002.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William F. "Bill" and Elsye M. Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Mary "Mandy" Smith of Cornville; daughter, Tracie Smith of Alpine; granddaughters, Brenna and Kimberlin, both of Alpine; sister and brother-in-law, Suzanne and Richard Harriss of San Diego; and niece, Janet Stills of Brawley.