Richard Case Smith
RICHARD CASE SMITH Honolulu native Dick Smith died in Santa Barbara, CA November 30, 2015 after a brief illness. A descendant of Charles J. Wall, one of the architects who designed Iolani Palace, Dick was born at Kapiolani Maternity Hospital August 3, 1932. Dick was the oldest son of Dudley Wall Smith and Elizabeth McClean Case. Dick grew up on Kahala Ave., moving to Lurline Drive on Maunalani Heights during the war. A 1950 Punahou graduate, Dick played JV football and was football manager his senior year. His main sports love was baseball, playing American Legion ball and catcher on the Punahou varsity his junior and senior years. After graduation, Dick attended Princeton University on an NROTC scholarship. While serving three years in the Navy, Dick met and married Marion Larimore "Larie" Elliott of Sherman Oaks, CA They settled in Manhattan Beach and Dick worked for Security Pacific National Bank in Los Angeles and, after a transfer in 1972, Santa Barbara. In 1987 he started working for Santa Barbara Bank and Trust until his retirement in 1994. Dick loved his family, baseball, golf and traveling with his wife. After retirement he and Larie would make annual trips to England and Scotland, playing golf at the courses that are the home of the British Open He is survived by his wife of sixty years, and his sons, Rick and Camille of San Diego, Doug and Angela of Culver City and daughter Judy Milam and Steve of Goleta and his four wonderful grand- children Ginny and Case Smith and Jordan and Ali Milam. He is also survived by his brother, Christopher "Kit" Smith and sister in law Margie of Honolulu and nieces Susanne Smith and Sandra Bramhill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in remembrance of Dick and his niece, Patty Smith. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m., August 3 at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.
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