Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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March 21, 2014

Willard Timothy Smithson

LINDSIDE — Born April 9, 1957 at Union, WV he was the son of Beatrice Crosier Smithson of Lindside, WV and the late Rev. Ralph L. Smithson.  As a graduate of Bluefield State College, Tim was employed by the Celanese Corp. for over 35 years.  He was a member of the Rock Camp International Pentecostal Church of Christ and attended the Spruce Run Church of the Brethren.

Including his mother, survivors include his wife, Theresa Yvonne Boone Smithson; son, Adam Timothy Smithson and wife Sara of Lindside, WV; daughter, Tabitha Smithson Young and husband Opie of Lindside, WV; step-son, Matthew Blevins and wife Katherine; brother, Danny Smithson and wife Shirley of Lindside, WV and special cousin who was like a brother, Mike Lewis; three sisters, Martha Booth and husband Tommy of Lindside, WV, Judy Hanks and husband Earl of Pilot, VA and Ruth Highlander and husband Earnie of Fairlea, WV; five grandchildren, Kara Via, Emy Young, Madelyn and Brady Timothy Smithson and Elijah Blevins.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, WV with Rev. Earl Hanks, Bro. Dewey Broyles, Bro. Rodger Boothe and Pastor Jim Pearson officiating.  Burial will follow in the Smithson Family Cemetery.  

Visitation will be 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Friday, March 21, 2014 at the funeral home. Mike Lewis, Jay Smithson, Phillip Hanks, Opie Young, Kerry Johnson, Nathan Lothrey, Matthew Vass, and Ray Hicks will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations of sympathy be made to

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the Smithson family at  

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.


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