Walter H. Smith

Walter H. Smith

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 1 Nov 1967 (aged 76)
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section E, Lot 79C
Memorial ID 187416508 · View Source
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W. H. Smith, ex-inspector for city, dies

Walter H. Smith, 76, who retired two weeks ago as the city's chief plumbing inspector after 41 years service, suffered a heart attach Wednesday at his home, 3603 Washington St.

He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Delaware Division.

Mr. Smith was a journeyman plumber for the late Warren Ridgeway. He was a veteran of World War I and served with the Army Engineers.

He was a member of the Washington Lodge, AF&AM; the Delaware Consistory; Nur Temple; the Bedford Club; and the American Society of Sanitary Engineers.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Pearl Smith; a daughter, Mrs. Robert I. Kirk of Aiken, S.C.; a brother, Alfred; and a sister, Mrs. Mabel Lux, both of Wilmington; and three grandchildren.

Services will be tomorrow morning at 10 at Peninsula Methodist Church, 20th and Washington Sts. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the McCrery Memorial Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, tonight.

(The Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 3 Nov 1967 (Friday), Page 25
(Newspapers.com)


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  • Created by: Tedd Cocker
  • Added: 18 Feb 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 187416508
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter H. Smith (28 Sep 1891–1 Nov 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 187416508, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tedd Cocker (contributor 47025283) .