John Smith Death, Obituary – The news that Rev. John Murdo Smith had gone away at the age of 95 in a calm and serene manner brought sadness to a great number of Rev. John Murdo Smith’s friends in Harris and further afield. A great number of his friends in Harris and beyond were saddened by his departure. His legacy will be felt far and wide. Throughout the course of his ministry in the Presbytery of Uist, which lasted for more than 60 years and included stints first in Howmore, South Uist, and later in Lochmaddy and Truimsgarry, North Uist, as well as many years spent preaching to and offering pastoral support to others while Mr. Smith was already retired, We will all remember him with profound fondness as a pastor of the people of God who was calm, tranquil, and filled with the Spirit.
We will all remember him We shall all keep his memory alive. He leaves behind an enduring legacy for his family as well as for all of those people who were fortunate enough to have known him and have been known by him. We remember Mrs. Margaret Smith and the rest of the Smith family in our prayers and think of them frequently as they go through this difficult time following their recent loss. Reverend John Murdo was presented with the British Empire Medal as a mark of respect and gratitude in June of 2016, during the festivities commemorating the birthday of the Queen. A present was presented to Reverend Mr. Smith as a sign of this honor during a meeting of the Presbytery that took place in Leverburgh Church.
The meeting was held in Leverburgh Church. In the first picture, you can see Rev. John Murdo Smith, who is also named Rev. Murdo Smith, presenting Rev. Murdo Smith, who is the Moderator of the Presbytery, with an award on behalf of the Presbytery. Another reverend is John Murdo Smith, who goes by the name Rev. The second picture shows the Reverend John Murdo and Mrs. Margaret Smith attending a special service at St. Columba’s Stornoway in 2007. The service was held in 2007 to commemorate fifty years of ministry on the part of the Reverends William and Margaret Macleod as well as Reverend Alasdair and Mrs. Mary Macdonald.
The picture was taken in 2007. On Thursday, December 15, 2017, at eleven in the morning, the funeral ceremony will be held in Clachan Church of Scotland. The funds raised by a collection that will be held will be given to the Tagsa Uibhist Church Fund as well as the Clachan Church Fund.