CHASKA, Minn.— Roddy Smith, 66, Chaska, Minn., died Nov. 9, 2021, with his family by his side.
A memorial service will be held Nov. 27, 10:30 a.m., at the United Methodist Church, Laurel. A private burial will be held at a later date.
A private burial will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are being directed by the Wintz Funeral Home, Laurel.
Born May 7, 1955, in Norfolk, to Gerald and Georgia Smith, the eldest of six children. He graduated from Coleridge High School and earned two technical degrees in welding, and machine tool and die. He was a CNC machinist for over 19 years. He was married to his wife, Deanna, for 46 years and had two children. He was a talented athlete and woodworker, loved reading and watching movies.
Roddy is survived by his wife, Deanna; son, Wesley; daughter, Abby; sisters, Robyn Cafasso, Penny Drueppel, Tina (Kevin) Crawford; brother, Brian (Linda) Smith; sisters in-law, Nancy (Regg) Gadeken, Linda (John) Dall, Penny Voichoskie; aunts and uncles, Vernon (Lois) Pepper, Merlin (Sherry) Smith, John (Connie) Smith; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Barbara Satterfield; and parents-in-law, Lowell and Virginia Burns.