Lake Placid, FL
Rollin R. "Saxy" Smith, 90, of Lake Placid, FL died Jan. 12, 2013. He was born in Chicago, IL
Smith was a veteran of W.W. II, served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, was a graduate of Millikin University, Decatur, IL and a former editor of the Lovington Reporter.
He moved to Springfield, IL to serve as an aide to the Governor at the time. He married Susan in Avon Park, FL in 1994 and they settled in Lake Placid in 2002.
He was a member of Highlands County Concert Band, Highlandaires and also Star Dusters.
Smith is survived by his wife, Susan, Lake Placid; daughters, Linda Moody, Dallas, TX and Cindy Meier, Elgin, IL; son, Ken Mitchell Smith, Littleton, MA; sisters, Louise Wickline, Decatur, IL; Eileen Ernst, Mt. Zion, IL; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.