Kevin Smith, 56, dies

Columbus, OH — Kevin Delos Smith, 56, died Oct. 13, 2020, at St. Peter’s Hospital.

He was born Oct. 14, 1963, in Catskill, N.Y., to Rossie L. and Shirley Warner Smith. He was raised in Greenville and graduated from Greenville Central School.

He became an antique broker and after moving to Saratoga, he owned Saratoga Hidden Gardens Florist and Antiques. His greatest enjoyment was finding that “special” antique.

Mr. Smith was also a co-owner of several Standardbreds and traveled to many race tracks with his horses.

He is survived by his parents, Rossie and Shirley; aunts, Linda Warner, Delores Warner Richards, and Gertrude Smith; cousins, Roberta Warner Conaway, Kenneth Warner Jr., Carl D. Smith Jr., Bonita Eckerson Howes, Edward Eckerson Jr., Denise Warner, and Todd Warner; his special friend and co-owner of all their horses, Eugene Kurzrok of Our Horse Cents Stables; his special traveling buddy and 24/7 friend Prowler, a Cavalier King Charles dog; and his Standardbred horse, Quick Deal, who holds the track record at Yonkers Raceway and is still racing. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Albert and Gladys Warner Hoag, Ernest Warner Sr., and Delos and Mamie Edwards Smith; and uncles, Kenneth E. Warner Sr., Ernest (Beverly) Warner Jr., Harold Richards, Carl D. Smith Sr., and Clayton and Marie Smith Losee.

Memorial contributions may be made to either the Community Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s, 315 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208, or to a charity of one’s choice.

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