|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1869|
|Death: ||Feb. 10, 1957|
Peter Charles Smeltzer, 87, a familiar figure in Gallipolis, died at his home, 233 Fourth Ave., at 8 p.m. Sunday. He was a retired hotel and restaurant operator and had spent his active life in various establishments in his native city. His retirement from work came 17 years ago.
He was born in Gallipolis and spent his entire life here. His birthdate was Oct. 3, 1869, when he was born to the late Lewis and Maria "Mary" Ripley Smeltzer (passed away in Green Township abt 1888).
He was married to the former Sarah Adda "Addie" Edwards on Feb. 15, 1892 and she survives. Three children were born to this union, Lawrence, a retired Gallia Academy High school teacher, Chillicothe Rd., Meade of the Farmers hotel and Mrs. Ed (Genevieve) Harrison of Florida. There are five grand and twelve great grandchildren who survive. Two brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at the Wetherholt Funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Rev. L. H. Stebbins will officiate and burial will follow in Mound Hill cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Tuesday and until the funeral hour.
The Gallipolis Tribune
11 February 1957, p. 1
Contributed by Maj. J. M. Smeltzer
Lewis Smeltzer (1833 - 1916)
Mariah Ripley Smeltzer (1837 - 1888)
Sarah Adda Edwards Smeltzer (1874 - 1957)
Lawrence E. Smeltzer (1893 - 1978)*
Sherley Vestal Smeltzer (1894 - 1894)*
Meade Smeltzer (1899 - ____)*
Mound Hill Cemetery
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Record added: Nov 23, 2010
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