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Obituary, Ernest Ray Smith


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Ernest Smith

Ernest Ray Smith, of Issaquah, died peacefully at home on May 24, 2017.

Ernie was born April 24, 1949, in Kelso, Washington, the son of Dean and Dona Smith. He was raised in Kelso, and graduated from Kelso High School and Puget Sound University, playing both basketball and baseball.

In the late 1970's Ernie moved to Issaquah, Washington to work for Puget Sound Bank, finishing out his career with Columbia Bank. He served on the Issaquah City Council, coached youth sports and enjoyed being part of the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah. Throughout his life, Ernie was an avid outdoorsman and family man. 

Survivors include his wife Robin Lee-Smith; daughter Andrea Lee Jordan; son Tyler Lee Smith (Melissa); sister Diana Messinger (Mike); brother Robb Smith (Susan); sister-in-law Anne Lee; brother-in-law Eric Lee; mother-in-law Pauline Lee and many nieces and nephews.

There will be a gathering of family and friends on June 17, 1-3 pm. For more information and celebration details, pleasevisit

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests remembrances can be made to Virginia Mason Jones Cancer Institute,


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