Arthur Eugene Smith
1925 - 2022
Arthur Eugene Smith
Visitation Information
Sep 15, 2022
Visitation Time
1 pm until 3 pm
Visitation Location
Jones Family Funeral Centre, Amherst, NS
Service Information
Service Date
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Service Time
3 pm
Service Location
Jones Family Funeral Centre, Amherst, NS
Burial Information
Burial Date
Sep 15, 2022
Burial Location
Amherst Cemetery, Amherst, NS
Requested Charity
Cumberland County Hospice or charity of your choice
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Arthur Eugene Smith passed away peacefully at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Sunday, September 11, 2022.

He was a son of the late John WP and Bertha (Carter) Smith. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Art was a car salesman for many years at Amherst Chrysler where he was a member of the Professional Sales Guild.

Art enjoyed an active social life, dropping in on friends and family members. His close friends and family members were very important to him. He enjoyed playing golf and playing card games with friends. He spent many winters in Florida with the love of his life, Ruth. They also traveled to the British Isles as well as Europe. Their summers were spent at the family cottage in Jackson Point and boating the Tidnish River. 

Art was a member of the Ivy Lodge #35 I.O.O.F and a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #10.  Prior to COVID, he enjoyed spending Thursday mornings at the Vets Coffee Break at the Amherst Armories. 

Art will be missed by his children Linda Thompson of Grand Bay - Westfield, NB; son, Larry (Sherry) of Amherst, NS;  grandsons, David Thompson (Jennifer) and Ernie Thompson (Lindsay); great grandchildren Taylor, Logan, Myles and Madalyn; god son Cooper MacEwen as well as several nieces and nephews. 

Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife Ruth in September 2015; three brothers, David, William & Jack; sister Gwynne.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jones Family Funeral Centre, 70 Church St, Amherst, NS (902-667-8777)  where visitation will take place on Thursday, September 15, 2022 from 1 pm until 3 pm, followed immediately at 3 pm for his funeral service presided by Rev. Charlotte Ross. Burial will take place at the Amherst Cemetery.

Family flowers only, please. Donations in memory of Art may be made to the Cumberland County Hospice or charity of your choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the online memorial at or through the Jones Family Funeral Centre Facebook Page.

Arthur Eugene Smith