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Russell Boyd Smith

Birth
Steeles Tavern, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Death 14 Aug 1984 (aged 78)
Steeles Tavern, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Burial Steeles Tavern, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 49445674 · View Source
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RUSSELL B. SMITH SR.

Russell Boyd Smith Sr., 78, of Raphine, died Tuesday morning (Aug. 14, 1984) in King's Daughters' Hospital.

He was born September 11, 1905 in Steeles Tavern, a son of the late Hansford B. and Maggie (Gleason) Smith.

He retired from E.I. DuPont Co. in 1970 after 35 years of service and was a member of Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Katherine Whiteside Smith; son, Russell B. Smith Jr., Philipsburg, Montana; daughter, Mrs. Leo L. (Eleanor) Mackey, Waynesboro; brother, Calvert G. Smith, Avon, N.C.; two sisters, Mrs. Everette T. (Erie) Graves, Raphine, and Mrs. James W. (Louise) Crawford, Steeles Tavern; a grandson Russell Boyd Smith III; and two granddaughters, Kaye and Dana Mackey. He was predeceased by a sister, Mrs. Richard F. (Ernestine) Brown, and by two brothers, Harold and Houston Smith.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, by the Rev. Russell B. Fleming.

Active pallbearers will be F. Thomas Koogler, Paul F. Koogler, E. Page Graves, Ronald K. Smith, Houston H. Smith, Taylor Smith, and Richard M. Brown.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dale Smith, F. Page Graves, Mark Anderson and Scott Anderson.

The family will receive friends at the Hamrick Funeral Home this evening from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

It is suggested that memorial contributions be made to Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church, Steeles Tavern, Va. 24476 or to the Fairfield First Aid Crew, Fairfield, Va. 24435.

Staunton News Leader -- Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia -- April 15, 1984 -- Wednesday -- Page #2.



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  • Created by: Sgt Daxter
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49445674
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Russell Boyd Smith (11 Sep 1905–14 Aug 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49445674, citing Mount Carmel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Steeles Tavern, Augusta County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Sgt Daxter (contributor 47228901) .