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David Edward Smith, Sr.

November 8, 1935 — July 10, 2021

David Edward Smith, Sr., 85, of Hagerstown, passed away at home surrounded by family on Saturday, July 10, 2021.

Born on November 8, 1935 in Hagerstown, David was the son of the late Clarence Edward and Ollie Pearl (Bush) Smith. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 30 years, Elsie Christine Smith; his brothers, Carl Smith and Richard Smith; and his sisters, Rosie Smith, Mary Miller, and Virginia Davis.

David loved farming and fishing. He was a member of the Berkeley County chapter of the Izaak Walton League, the Hagerstown Eagles Club, and the Mercersburg Rod and Gun Club.

David is survived by his children Tammy Robinson, Tina Coulter, and David E. Smith, Jr.; his grandchildren, Sherry Coulter Minnick, Tonya Downin, and Angie Fazenbaker; and his great-grandchildren, Jay Minnick, Jonathan Minnick, Logan Fazenbaker, and Eric Fazenbaker. He is also survived by his brother, Charles Smith; and his sisters, Catherine Smith and Patsy Nalley.

A funeral service will be held at Rest Haven Funeral Home on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM with Reverend Daniel Lee Shifflet, Sr. officiating. Committal will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Washington County at

Rest Haven Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
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