Victor L "Sonny" Smith Jr., a resident of West River Rd., passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington, Vermont.
Born March 5, 1950 in Saratoga Springs, NY he was the son of the late Victor and Ethel Smith Sr.
Victor was a veteran of the US Air Force and had served with the Military Police during the Vietnam War. He had been a self-employed mason for several years and had owned the Brownsville Pub in Gansevoort. He enjoyed playing pool and was a member of the Tuesday Night Men’s League. He was an avid outdoorsman and liked to hunt and fish. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Judy.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Susan Smith of Gansevoort; 1 son, Michael (Jessica) Smith of Gansevoort; sisters, Rose Winchell and Betty Gavin (Wayne), both of Gansevoort, and Lyn Voels (Blaine) of California; 1 brother, Robert Smith of Virginia; 2 granddaughters, Emily and Sadie Smith of Gansevoort, and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 13 Gates Ave., Schuylerville with Pastor Paul Dufford, officiating. Burial will follow in the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.
Friends may call on Thursday from 11:30-1:30 prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made in his memory to the Gansevoort Fire Dept.