Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 15, 2014

Richard H. Smith

BLUEFIELD — Richard H. Smith, 51, of Princeton, WV, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014, at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

Born May 24, 1963, in Waltham, MA, he was the son of the late Fred P. Smith and Carole (Palmer) Smith Clark of Terrytown, LA.

Richard was a coil manufacturer. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother John Michael Smith.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Donna (Buchanan) Smith, son Craig Allan Smith and daughter Gabrielle Nichole Smith all of Princeton, WV.  Stepfather Paul Clark of Terrytown, LA; sister Shawna S. Gongora and husband Walter of  Terrytown, LA; niece Christi Gongora and nephew Jarett Gongora of Terrytown, LA;  stepsister Tonja Furrow of Des Moines, IA; stepbrother Todd Clark of Des Moines, IA.; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation for Richard will be held on Monday, June 16, 2014, at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel, 450 Courthouse Rd., Princeton, WV from 3:00-4:00 p.m. with the memorial service following at 4:00 p.m. with Pastor Glen Kuhn officiating.

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