Smith, Earl C. a life long resident of Walpole passed peacefully on January 20th surrounded by his loving family at the age of 88. Beloved husband of the late Barbara A (Powderly) of 66 years. Devoted father of Earl D. Smith and his wife Cynthia of Walpole, Jean Cole and her husband Robert E. of Northport, ME and James Smith and his wife Susan of Walpole. Brother of Emily Rogers and her late husband Lenny of Florida and the late James Smith. Loving "Poppies" of Vanessa, Alexandra, Anna, James, Joseph and Meaghan. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday morning from 10-12 at the Alexander F. Thomas & Sons Funeral Home, 45 Common Street, Walpole. Relatives and friends invited. Interment will be private at family's request. Late Korean War Army Veteran and a longtime union carpenter.