Lawrence "Larry" Sherman Smith
Lawrence “Larry” Sherman Smith, 96, husband of Madeline Smith, passed away on Saturday April 15, 2017 at the VA Hospice on Leestown Rd. WWII Veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, he worked as a First Class Yeoman aboard LSTs in Iwo Jima & Okinawa. Transferred to Lexington from Poughkeepsie, NY with IBM in 1956, retired in 1982. He was a wonderful piano player and avid golfer. Survived by son, Lawrence Alan Smith (Francis) and daughter, Colleen Marie Oliver (Choya); 2 grandchildren, Macy Oliver, Jennifer Dunn (Rick); 2 great-grandchildren Madison & Blake Dunn. He will be laid to rest at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville, KY. Special thanks to the staff at the VA Hospice on Leestown Rd. for their care and thoughtfulness these past 5 months. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lexington VA Medical Center Hospice, 2250 Leestown Rd.; Bldg 27-2, Lexington, KY 40502.