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David Smith

December 5, 1988 — September 6, 2017

David Lynn Smith of Santaquin, Utah passed away September 6, 2017 at the age of 28.  He was born December 5, 1988 in American Fork, Utah to Steven and Traci Nelson Smith.  He attended Santaquin Elementary, Payson Middle School, Payson Junior High and Payson High School.

As David grew up he enjoyed playing with his friends, attending Scouts, playing the trumpet in Middle School, playing baseball, soccer and Jr. Jazz.  David loved spending time with his family and close friends doing various activities including camping, target shooting, video games and driving his black Dodge Charger.

David worked at Kmart, Nestle for over 7 years in production and EPSU.  He then worked for Barnes bullets, another job he loved very much, then Meadow Gold.  After the Orem plant was closed and moved to St. George he moved with them and worked for almost another year before deciding to move back to Santaquin.  He had just started  working for Young Living in Spanish Fork and had worked for them for about three weeks prior to his passing.  He has made many friends and touched a lot of lives while working in these places and throughout his life.

David is survived by his parents, Steve and Traci Nelson Smith (Santaquin), his sister Stephanie (Jacob) Stumph (Orem), grandma Betty Strickland (West Valley City), nephew Steven Clark Stumph, several aunts, uncles and cousins along with many close friends that he loved very much.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Forrest Lynn and Wrenna Gayle Merrill Smith, Howard Lee Nelson, and his uncle Richard Nelson.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Santaquin North Stake Center, 545 North 200 East.  Friends may call at the Brown Family Mortuary, 66 So. 300 East, Santaquin Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and Wednesday at the church from 9:30 to 10:45 am prior to services.  Interment, Santaquin City Cemetery.

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