Victor L. Smith, 63, of Medford, Ore. passed away March 6, 2014. He was born November 3, 1950 in Goldendale, Wash. to August R. and Myrtle E. (Tackett) Smith. On April 12, 1970 he married Dixie A. Oden in Ashland, Ore. He was a Rogue Valley resident since 1968.

He was a Phoenix High School graduate and later owned his own business, Vic's Custom Raft Frames. He enjoyed white water rafting, car races, and antiquing. Vic was a Little League coach and a member of the Dwarf Car organization.

Vic is survived by his wife, Dixie; son, Christopher E. Smith; sister, Barbara E. (Smith) Schrader of Dillon, Mont.; brothers, Daniel R. Smith of Medford, Ore. and Mark R. Smith of Yakima, Wash.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and infant brother, Dino.

A celebration of Vic's life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Conger-Morris, 800 South Front Street, Central Point.