Edgar John Smith II, 67, of Unity, died Dec. 15, 2009, in Belfast. John was born April 13, 1942 in Delaware, the son of Dr. Edgar John Smith and Rita (Carey) Smith. He graduated from Maine Maritime Academy and then went to work as an engineer merchant Mariner for many years, after which he began working for the Maine State Ferry Service. John loved antiques and was most proud of his train collection.

He was predeceased by his parents. John is survived by his children, Mahlia Carey of Los Angeles, Calif., Kelley Smith of Carmel, Patrick Smith and his wife, Emily, of Norridgewock, Danielle Gilbert of New Sharon, Lyndsay Gilbert of Dexter, Dominique Gilbert of Baltic, Conn., and their mother, Lynne Gilbert, of Dexter; grandchildren, Kayden Smith of Altamont, N.Y. and his mother, Tracy Smith, Sophie, Axel and Slater Smith, all of Norridgewock, and Alex Gilbert of Dexter; his brother, Michael Smith and Willa, of Freedom; and nephews, Peter and Carey Smith.

Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 18, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave. in Belfast, where funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Online condolences may be sent to the family at crabielripostafuneralhome.com.