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Donald H. Smith

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Date published: 7/8/2013

Donald H. Smith

Donald Hugh Smith, 73, of Fredericksburg passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.

Don was born April 15, 1940, to the late George and Lucille Smith. He retired from Walter Grinders in Fredericksburg, was formerly employed by Cannelton Industries in Superior, W.Va., and was the owner-operator of Tele-Qwik T.V. Repair Shop in Welch. Following his retirement, Don enjoyed working his part-time job with Chancellor Recycling and Convenience Center and at Lee's Hill Convenience Site. Don attended Ni River Community Church.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Peggy Ann Catron Smith of Fredericksburg; children DeeDee Lewis and husband Bobby of Morgantown, W.Va., Sandy Kowaleski and husband Vince of McKinney, Texas, and Brad Smith and wife Amy of Fredericksburg; grandchildren Will, Ashleigh and husband K.D., Lyndsey, Carson, Kayleigh, Brady, Nikki, Katelyn and Haley; great-grandchildren Eva, Brody, Blake, Logan and Emily; brother Bob Smith of Pompano Beach, Fla.; mother-in-law Jo Ann Carton of Fredericksburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Smith; and a nephew, Cody Wooldridge.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ni River Community Church, 12341 Five Mile Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407; or to the SPCA, 10819 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22408.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.