July 4, 2019 posted by Candace & Helge By

Charolais Breeder passes

Richard Smith of Be-Rich Charolais & Border Collie dogs, Kitscoty, AB passed away July 2nd at the age of 85. Richard will be forever loved by his wife of 59 years Bev Smith of Kitscoty; his children Brent (Debra) Smith of Kitscoty, Brian Smith of Vermilion, Scott (Krystal) Smith of Grande Prairie, and Terri (Paul) Leedell of St. Albert; 9 Grandchildren & 9 Great Grandchildren. Richard and Bev were awarded the Alberta Charolais Association Pioneer award in 2012 and have been Canadian Charolais Association members for 48 years.

A Celebration of Richard’s life will be held at the Kitscoty Community Hall on Tuesday, July 9th at 11:00 a.m. If so desired donations in memory or Richard may be made to STARS.