Sincere condolences are extended to the family and friends of Sheldon Smith, who passed away Tuesday May 16th, 2023 at the age of 94. He is survived by daughter Joanne, and son Derrick, as well as extended family.
A 1989 Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame inductee for his many racing accomplishments, Sheldon was the top motorcycle racer in Canada between 1950 and 1968!
Among his championships are national titles in 500-mile, 500 cc endurance runs in 1956, 1957 and 1959. He was Canadian moto-cross Scrambles champion in the 500 cc expert class in 1958, and he won the national dirt title honours in the 500 cc junior class in 1957. His numerous provincial titles include the 1958 championship in the 500 cc expert class road race.
To read further of Sheldon’s accomplishments, please click the link to be re-directed to his Hall of Fame biography.
To view the obituary for Sheldon Smith, please click here.
A graveside service will be held for Mr. Smith on May 27th 2023 at Highland Park Cemetery at 11:00am.