Roy J. Smith of Parrsboro

I have no idea about this line but it was on the same page in the Chronicle
Herald as another obit I was copying. He appears to have been adopted by
1911 so something must have happened to one or both of his parents.

Chronicle Herald, Friday, December 29, 1978, pg. #28; Reel #6096, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
OBITUARY: Roy J. Smith
Parrsboro - Roy J. Smith, 75, of Riverside, Parrsboro, died Monday at his
home. Born in Parrsboro, he was the son of the late John and Mary Smith. He
was a retired painter and carpenter and the last surviving member of his
immediate family. The body is at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where
funeral service will be today at 2 p.m., Rev. Parker Matheson officiating.
Burial will be in United Church Cemetery.

Source: Dave Winter, 9 Dec 2008
Automated Genealogy Version;
1911 Cumberland County Census, Parrsboro Centre family #191, SMITH:
3 191 Smith Otis M Head M Jun 1854 56 1901
4 191 Smith Josephine F Wife M Sep 1863 47 1901
5 191 Smith James M Son S Mar 1885 26 1901
6 191 Smith George M Son S Jun 1887 23 1901
7 191 Smith Sadie F Daughter S Jul 1893 17 1901
8 191 Smith Roy M Adopted Son S Jul 1904 6 1901