OBITUARY

Kenneth Eugene Smith Sr.

July 8, 1935June 13, 2014

Kenneth Eugene Smith, Sr., 78, of Martinsburg, passed away at home on Friday, June 13, 2014 under the care of Hospice. Born July 8, 1935 in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of the late Clifford C. and Edna (Sellers) Smith. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of the Second Baptist Church in Martinsburg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Fravel, and four brothers, Richard, Robert, Donald, and Lee Smith. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 53 years, Donna L. (Arvin) Smith; two daughters, Teresa L. Rainey and Debra A. Hoffmaster, both of Martinsburg; four sons, Kenneth E. Smith, Jr., Joseph W. Smith, Michael L. Smith, and David B. Smith, all of Martinsburg; twelve grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren, and his loving companion, Skeeter. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive Tuesday from 6-8 PM in Rosedale Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 2 PM Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Rosedale Funeral Home with Rev. Thomas Hoffmaster officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Rosedale Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.rosedalefuneral.com

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 17, 2014
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, June 18, 2014
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Kenneth Eugene Smith Sr.

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Will Haskell

July 2, 2014

Donna

So sorry to hear about Kenny. He was always very nice to me and I have good memories of all of you.

June 18, 2014

Donna and Family: Carol and I were very sorry to here of Kenny's passing. We remember the CGW Bowling League and the many tournaments we went to. Usually If anyone won money it was Kenny. I remember working at Corning with him also. We had a lot of good times. He will be missed by us as well as the family and many others. We were very sorry that we were unable to visit you and the family at the funeral home and services. But know that you are all in our prayers and thoughts. Donna and Family may the good LORD look out for you and bless you in this time of need. David and Carol Brill ,Middleway WV

Sam & Paula Hoffmaster

June 18, 2014

Our deepest sympathy to the family. He was a good man and good father who will truly be missed. Our Hearts and Prayers are with you all at this time.

June 17, 2014

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family of Kenny Smith.He was a very special man and he will be missed by everyone at Heffle Motor Co.

Steve and Kathy Haines

June 16, 2014

Dave and Carly. Our deepest sympathy. May the memories ease your sorrow at this time. We will be praying for you and your family. Love to you all.

June 16, 2014

On behalf of Tony Oates and family along with the Tuesday Night Bowling league , Kenny was the most loving , caring and gracious man that anyone could ever imagine. He always allowed me or perhaps anyone to call him " Dad." There were 20 teams and 100 men which made up this league on Tuesdays , but that left 99 others to be named anything But " Dad . Over the past I have truly missed the entire feeling of fun , excitement , and yet the challenge of bowling Smith Roofing .Never have recalled a dull moment or ill will towards each other after any evening came to be . I know this family is deeply hurting over the loss of their loved one . I also believe that he now rests in a place of peace , he has no pain , and will be watching over this family and wants everyone to be happy and look after each other , just as he did while he was with you . Please take comfort in knowing that he suffers no more . He is in a much better place and just needs everyone to pull together and make sure that there is love and caring towards each other . There will not be another one to match up to this great man , but something great will eventually emerge from his loss . He will take great comfort knowing that such a person can come from the family to lead and pick up where he left off . Take care of each other and again take great comfort knowing he suffers no more . I am so so sorry for this family at such a unimaginable time and may peace become you . He was one of a kind. May God bless you and comfort each that hurts . It will take time and I believe that we will always be together again . Love to Everyone .

Kenny Stolipher

June 15, 2014

Smith Family- I'm out of town for the next couple of weeks and will miss the service.
I just want to tell all of you how sorry I am on the passing of "Pappy" He was a good man that always had time to help someone in need. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten!!!

Sharon Mackereth

June 14, 2014

My loving sister Donna - our thoughts and prayers are with you, Man, Joe, Michael, David, Teresa, and Debbie. Kenny was a brother - good man, loving father and good friend to us all. He will be missed in so many ways. I love you Sis, and I know that you are a Strong Woman. All of your loving memories of Kenny will be with you always. Nothing can take those away from you. Love those memories and cherish them. Kenny has over come the pain and suffering of this world - he was welcomed by many in Heaven. His parents, our Mom and Dad, Pauline and she has related to him - Right?
He is as strong as ever - in Heaven. Love you, Sister Sharon

FROM THE FAMILY