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112 West King Street
P.O. Box 336
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phone: 717-532-2211
Fax: 717-532-8471
William Smith

William H. "Smitty" Smith

Monday, August 5th, 1935 - Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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William H. “Smitty” Smith, 84, of Shippensburg, departed this life on the evening of Thursday, October 3, 2019, at his home.

He was born on August 5, 1935, in Kittanning, PA, the son of the late Kenneth and Violet (Bowser) Smith and married Joyce J. Mooney on February 27, 1987 in Shippensburg.

Smitty worked at the former PPG Industries, Mt. Holly Springs, retiring in 1991 as a supervisor. He was a member of the Kittanning East Brady Lodge #244, F. & A.M.

In his free time Smitty enjoyed working on his 32’ Ford and going to classic car shows. He also liked to travel out west to hunt Elk and was known to be very good at simply sitting around and “shooting the breeze.” Smitty was also an excellent carpenter, who built his own house alongside his wife, Joyce.

In addition to his wife of thirty-two years, Joyce, he is survived by two sons, Doug Smith and Scott Smith; one daughter, Judi Scott; two step-children, Gina Shatzer and Bruce Perry; eight grandchildren, Jason, Brandy, Kristie, Bryan, Brooke, Braydon, Taylor and Matthew; 6 great-grandchildren; his sister, Doris Jean Ortman; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., Shippensburg.

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Mary Mooney

Posted at 08:42pm
My prayers are with you and your family Joyce. I hope the memories you have of "Smitty" will comfort you in such a difficult time.

Joyce Ortmann Eich

Posted at 08:31am
William Harold Smith was the father of FOUR children. He is survived by Judith "Judi" Emel, Kenneth William Smith, Douglas Smith and Scott Smith and their families. Also survived by five grandchildren: Bryan Scott, Kristie Scott, Jason Smith, Brandi Smith, and Owen Smith and their families, which include great-grandchildren Bryelle, Brianna, and Jolene . His sister, Doris Jean Smith Ortmann, formerly of Kittanning, PA, and her two daughters and son also survive.

Linda Smith

Posted at 07:36pm
Thinking of you Joyce. Your in my prayers. Blessing to the family

Brandi Posted at 03:48pm

Shame he had THREE sons! That low that you couldn't include Ken and by the way its Brandi not Brandy. Good lord.

Brooke Delancy Posted at 07:56pm

Thank you for your condolences Linda, greatly appreciated. As for you BrandI (capital "I"), this is Brooke & how thoughtful of you to comment with such energy on a memory wall. I have always been taught to not speak on things you know nothing about. Take care and hope your grieving passes quickly. I know how often you seen my grandfather and how close you all were to him. GOD BLESS.

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