John Fredrick Smith Jr.

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Services for John Fredrick Smith Jr., of Hurt, Va., were 2 p.m.Friday, April 20, at New Bethel United Methodist Church with burialin the Bruce Family Cemetery. Finch and Finch Funeral and CremationService in Altavista, Va. were in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Smith, 66, died April 16, 2007, at Virginia BaptistHospital. He was born in Wesson on March 17, 1941, to John FredrickSmith and Mary Alice Hennington Smith.

He was a retired quality engineer with Ross Laboratories. He wasa member of New Bethel United Methodist Church. He was a U.S.Marine Corps veteran.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; and his brother, BobbySmith.

Survivors are his wife, Janice Dalton Smith; his son, JamesSmith and wife Sara, of Apalachicola, Fla.; his daughter, TanyaDeGruccio and husband Greg, of Key West, Fla.; his sister, Mary AnnJasper, of Wesson; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Altavista EMS, P.O. Box 1,Altavista, Va. 24517.