SMITH, Donald, 70, of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Wheeling, WV, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at his home.
He was born April 26, 1943, in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Currie L. Smith and Laura J. Brown Taylor.
He was a graduate of Wheeling High School in May of 1961. Donald was a retired U.S. Air Force Veteran and a retired employee of the United States Postal Service, he was also a Methodist by faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas Johnson and Eugene Brown; and a sister, Mrs. Helen Spencer.
Surviving are three daughters, Rattijay Herron of Philadelphia, PA, Lita Torres and her husband, Jesse James of Gilbert, AZ and Regina "Penny" Adams of Toledo, OH; two brothers, Leroy Johnson of Martins Ferry, OH and Robert Brown and his wife, Michelle of Wheeling, WV, three sisters, Cora (Reene) Morton of Canton, OH, Julia Hudson of Columbia, MD, and Rev. Phyllis Smith of Greensboro, NC; two grandchildren, Christopher Duane Burke and Jesse Lee Charles (Chuy) Torres.
Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until time of Memorial Services at noon on June 8, 2013, at the Wayman A.M.E. Church, 89-12th Street, Wheeling, WV, 26003 with the Rev. Brandon Davis officiating.
Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling,WV Moundsville Honor Guard will conduct graveside military services.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral. com.
Arrangements by the Kepner Funeral Home, 1308 Chapline St., Wheeling (304-232-5110).