John W. Smith, age 69 of Boothwyn, PA passed away on November 28, 2021 at Chester County Hospital. Born in Mt. Holly, NJ, John resided for the past 21 years in Boothwyn, PA, previously residing in New Jersey. John was a retired Police Sergeant for the Nottingham Police Department, previously working for the Bethel Twp., Christiana, PA, and Gaines, PA. He graduated from Mansfield University where he earned his Criminal Justice Degree. John enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating and was known as a gun enthusiast. He also had a great sense of humor and wit and will be missed by all. A Vietnam Veteran, he served in the Marine Corp. John is preceded in death by his father, Charles Smith, and his mother, Mary McMullen Diamond. John is survived by his wife of 47 years, Lyn R. Smith, three children, Shawn Smith (Jennifer), Bryan Smith (Tiffany Powell) and Jamie Redder (Matthew), ten grandchildren, Owen, Evan, Madyson, Aleksander, Vivienne, Ignatius, Kody, Summer, Lily and Suzie. A visitation will be held on Friday, 1:30-3:00PM at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd., Garnet Valley, PA followed by a Military Service at 3:00PM. Interment will remain private. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.paganofuneralhome.com.