Edward J. Smith, 78 of Spotsylvania, VA was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 31, 2017 at his residence. Born June 4, 1939. He was the son of the late Seymore and Dorothy Smith.
Edward was an active and dedicated member for many years at Savannah Baptist Church in Spotsylvania, VA. He attended John J. Wright High School. After forty years of service he retired from Rappahannock Roofing Company in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Edward was preceded in death by his parents Seymore and Dorothy Smith; brothers, John, Randolph, Ernest and Scott Smith; Sisters, Elsie Washington; Mary Alice and Charlotte Smith.
Edward leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Rosa Smith; one son Leon Smith; one daughter, April Armstrong; three step-daughters; Rosemary Williams (Luther; Martha Williams (Frank); Susan Fenwick (James); Fredericksburg VA; Eric Houchens (Amy) of Germany; five Step-sons, Rodney Houchens (Erica) King George, VA; Harvey Houchens (Lorraine) North Carolina; Franklin, Terry and Warren Houchens, Spotsylvania, VA; forty-three step-grandchildren; three brothers, Robert, Frank and Walter Smith, Fredericksburg, VA; three sisters, Helen Brown, Caroline, VA; Annie Smith, Washington, DC; Eva Fox, Spotsylvania, VA; and a host of nephews, nieces cousins and friends.
Owens Funeral Service ( Fredericksburg)
Friday August 11th, 2017
4:00pm - 8:00pm
1808 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Sylvannah Baptist Church
Saturday August 12th, 2017
8400 Old Courthouse Rd
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Submitted by Paulette Henson on Aug 11 2017 09:03:21 PM
May my uncle Ed. rest in peace
Submitted by Eric Carter on Aug 10 2017 11:41:33 AM
May you find comfort in bibles promise that very soon we will see Eddy again. Revelations 21:3,4.John 5: 28,29
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