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
Eva Pearl Smith
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