Mr. Alvin Smith,55, of Fruitland Park, FL passed away unexpectedly on March 23, 2021 at Leesburg Hospital. He is predeceased by his father, David H. Smith; his mother Nancy Lee (Johnson) Brockham; his brother Charles E. Smith; his sister Jane A. Smith and his sister-in-law Carol A. Smith. Alvin was born in Gloversville, NY. He attended Fort Plain High school and soon after relocated to Florida. Alvin was a jack of all trades. He was self-employed running his own lawn service and did odd jobs on the side. Alvin enjoyed fishing, boating, and riding his motorcycle. He always had a smile on his face and a funny story to tell. When you were with Alvin you always had a good time. Alvin loved his family and friends and spent as much time with them as possible. Alvin is survived by his son, Michael Shostek of Palantine Bridge, NY and grandsons Anthony Shostek of NC, Ethan and Elijah Shostek of Fort Plain, NY and Izah Shostek of Little Falls, NY; brother David Smith (Lois) of Palantine Bridge, NY; brother Robert Smith (Sheila) of Canajoharie, NY; brother Edward Pierce ( Megan) of New Hartford, NY; sister Penny Loring (Dave) of Palantine Bridge, NY; sister Nancy Smith (Patricia) of Harker Heights, TX; many cousins, nieces, nephews and many beloved friends.
A Celebration of life will be held at Hilltop Bar, Fruitland Park, FL on Saturday April 17 at 3:30 pm and
A Celebration of life will also be held at Countyline Smoke House on Saturday May 1 at 2:00 pm
Alvin will be cremated and returned home to NY at a date to be determined.