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William Alfred Smith, 74, of Harpers Ferry, WV passed away Friday, August 20, 2021 at his residence.

Born January 15, 1947 in Council Bluffs, IA, he was the son of the late Alfred Smith and Doris Harrison Smith.

He was of the Christian faith and a retired veteran of the US Navy, having served in Vietnam. He was an avid fisherman and loved it above any other hobbies.

He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Ruth, at home; two sons, Shannon Smith and wife, Marie and Slade Smith; two sisters,

Penny Sue Dahlke and husband, Brad and Emily Smith, one brother, David Smith, several grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Diane Whaley and one brother, Danny Smith

Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV with Chaplain Wayne Clark officiating.  

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

Condolences may be expressed at www.eackles-spencerfuneralhome.com.


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