Raymond Allen Smith passed away on Dec. 17, 2015, in Pembroke Pines, FL. He is survived by his wife, Imogene Smith of Pembroke Pines, FL; a son, Shawn Garrett Smith; sisters, Patricia Smith and her husband George and Lillian Smith, all of Glen Cove.
He is also survived by stepsons, Michael Wheeler and wife Jessica of Eagle, CO and Robert Wheeler and Cristiann Kadooka of Hallandale, FL. He is survived by three step-grandchildren, a step-great-grandchild and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents James and Myrtle Drake Smith and a sister, Barbara Hotz.
Raymond was born on Sept. 20, 1941 in Glen Cove. He graduated from Glen Cove High School and attended Nassau Community College and the University of Kansas. He was a graduate of the Florida Institute of Technology. He was an oceanographer and retired from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration after 31 years of service.
A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date. Online condolences may be shared at www.fredhunters.com.