Brian Smith

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Brian Smith

Brian Smith of Montrose died Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, at Montrose Memorial Hospital. He was 42.

A memorial service was held Saturday, March 5, at Mountain View Bible Church in Lazear, with Pastor Jim Jesser officiating. Inurnment followed at Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita.

Brian Thomas Smith was born in Durango April 10, 1973, to Ronald and Karen (Case) Smith. He spent his childhood in Fruita, Hotchkiss, Denver and Montrose. He lived in Montrose for the past 21 years.

Mr. Smith enjoyed the color green, the Denver Broncos, animals, growing his own garden and spending time with his girlfriend of 20 years, Stephanie. He was involved in the Community Options program.

He is survived by his parents, Ron and Karen Smith of Hotchkiss; and his brother, Christopher "Rondy" Smith of San Clemente, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William and Alma Case and Howard and Marge Smith.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Options.

Taylor Funeral Service handled the arrangements.

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