Peacefully on March 6, 2022, at 9:15PM, Earl Charles Smith passed away. He will be missed dearly by Joyce his wife and best friend of 57 years. He will be fondly remembered by his children Larry, Barb (Kris), David (Tracy) and seven grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Kevin, Zachary, Zoe, Alexis, Avery, and Jacob. Predeceased by brother Dave and sister Gerry. Earl worked hard at Dofasco and was a proud friend of Bill W for 47 years. He enjoyed his summers at Birchwood Acres. Earl was an avid golfer, loved the Blue Jays, Maple Leaf’s, and Ti-Cats - more than anything else, a friend and mentor to many. Thank you to all the nurses and PSWs who helped us while Earl was at home and the staff at St. Peter’s for their care and compassion. Earl has been cremated and a celebration of life will be held on Sunday March 27, 2022, at The Columbus Club of Hamilton, 222 Queenston Rd, Hamilton from 1 – 4pm with a service starting at 2pm.