Edward Smith



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.