At his request, no services will be conducted for Andy H. Smodey, 66, of Oroville, California. He died Tuesday, September 4, 1990 at his residence.

Mr. Smodey was born in Hiawatha, Utah August 24, 1924. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a merchandising controller for over 20 years in Utah and Southern California. He moved to Oroville in 1972 and purchased the Villa Motel, still owned and operated by his family. Mr. Smodey had been a member of the Oroville Elks Lodge and the Rotary Club.Survivors include his wife of 44 years, LaRue; son, Kevin both Oroville; his sister, Olga Majnik of Dragerton, Utah; and one granddaughter.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice of Oroville, California, 1725 Bird St.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Neptune Society of Chico, California.

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