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Daniel Shaffer Smith

April 15, 1935 ~ March 11, 2018 (age 82)

Daniel Shaffer Smith, 82, of Lynn Haven, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018. Daniel was born in Edwardsville, IL, and lived in Bay County since 1968, moving here from Gainesville, FL. He retired from Gulf Coast College after serving as financial aid officer and administrator for 28 years. Daniel enjoyed reading fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was an active member of Holy Nativity Episcopal Church where he held various offices during the years. Daniel was a former board member of Life Management Center of NW Florida and the St. Andrew Bay Center, and was a longtime volunteer at his beloved Camp Helen. He also volunteered at the Bay County Drug Council and the Bay County Guidance Center.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Faith E. Smith of Lynn Haven; his son, Daniel S. Smith, II of Southport; his daughter, Maria Katherine Walker (Todd) of Lynn Haven; his twin brother, Samuel S. Smith of Waynesville, NC; and grandchildren, Abbie Walker (Robert Palo) of Lynn Haven and Seth Walker (Priscilla Scarborough) of LaGrange, GA.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church with Rev. Steven B. Bates officiating. Contributions in Daniel's name may be made to Holy Nativity Episcopal Church, 1011 E. 3rd St., Panama City, FL 32401.

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