SMITH Colonel Maurice John (Ret'd) Late of Bicester RAOC, passed away after a short illness on the 18th April 2012 in Sobell House, aged 73 years.Devoted husband to Pat, dearly loved father of Fiona, Stephanie, Christopher and Peter. Loving grandfather to his six granddaughters, eight grandsons and also a great grandson. He will be so sadly missed by all who knew him. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday 1st May 2012 in St Mary's Church, Ambrosden at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please by request but donations if desired are for The Army Benevolent Fund and Sobell House Hospice. All enquiries to D L Hancock Ltd, Funeral Directors, Chapel House, 13 North Street, Bicester, Oxon OX26 6NA Tel 01869 244200.