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6701 North Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89131
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DAVID SMYTH David Robert Smyth, 68, of Las Vegas, passed away July 6, 2014, at Sunrise Hospital. He was born June 28, 1946, in Chicago, to Francis J. Smyth and Theresa Horn Smyth. Dave graduated from Blue Island High School, and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy. He married Dawn Downs Smyth June 8, 2000, although they shared a life together for over 32 years. David resided in Las Vegas since 1968. He had a passion for driving, from owning his own rig and driving cross country, being a mixer driver, a transit bus driver and as a shuttle driver at First Transit for three years. In between, Dave worked as a bartender. David was a fun-loving person, who loved to make people laugh. He loved cooking, barbequing in the outdoors and supporting his Chicago Bears football team, as well as his Chicago Cubs and White Sox baseball teams. Dave was preceded in death by his grandson, Micheal Martinez. He is survived by his wife, Dawn; brothers, Frank (Nancy) Smyth and Bernie Smyth; children, Shelli Martinez, Amy Smyth, Bobby Smyth, Jeanne Thomas, David Hazdra, Jeff Hazdra, Michelle Morales and Alisha Downs; 11 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Friday, July 11, at Palm Northwest Mortuary, 6701 N. Jones Blvd. David Smyth was a wonderful man and will be missed greatly by his family and friends.
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