He was born August 27, 1957, in Wheeling, W.Va., son of Daniel R. and Roberta Cole Smith.
Nick was a member of Wellsburg Christian Church.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Bridgett Thomas of Weirton, W.Va., and Dee Ann Schwertfeger and her husband, Mark, of Follansbee, W.Va.; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation and services private by invitation only on Wednesday, December 5, 2007, at 3 p.m., at Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles St., Wellsburg, W.Va., with the Rev. Gary Watt, Wellsburg Christian Church, officiating.
Interment in Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg.