BRIDGTON – Geary Wayne Smith, a man beloved by family and friends, died peacefully, surrounded by loving family Sept. 6, 2021, at the Sussman House in Rockport.

Born in Bridgton, May 27, 1955, Geary was the eldest of three sons to Beverly (nee Valley) Blake and Donald Smith. He enjoyed his large extended maternal family, enjoying seven great-aunts and uncles, and numerous first and second cousins.

An accomplished and talented director, actor, singer and musician, he performed in numerous Lake Region High School plays as a Bridgton student.

He proudly enlisted in the Air Force, was trained as an Air Force E-5 Medic/Medical Instructor and was stationed at Sheppard Air Force Base in Witchita Falls, Texas, and at Loring Air Force Base in Limestone. He was honorably discharged after 12 years and ultimately graduated from University of Southern Maine with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre where he was distinguished as a performer and playwright.

Geary deeply enjoyed his years as a video editor for the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Mich., and later working in Rockland as a substitute teacher and at the front desk of the Rockland Harbor Hotel.

Geary was surrounded in his last days by his wife, Kim Fletcher, daughters Mr. and Mrs. Erik (Megan Fletcher) North of Portland, and Mr. and Mrs. Justin (Lisa Fletcher) Frazell. He adored his grandchildren Alyx Frazell, Jude Frazell, and Luca Frazell of Bangor. He is also survived by brother David K. Valley.

He was predeceased by his mother, Beverly A. Blake, father Donald Smith, and brother Donald Smith.
A memorial event is planned for May of 2022.