Willard L. Smith Jr., 61

November 25, 2008

JAN. 30, 1947-NOV. 24, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Willard L. "Bill" "Smitty" Smith Jr., 61, of 306 Parkwood Drive, Chambersburg, and formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., died Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at his home.

Born Jan. 30, 1947, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Willard L. Smith Sr. and Miriam Paull Smith.

He graduated from Waynesboro Area Senior High School with the class of 1964.

He worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md., from 1985 until his retirement in 2003 as a systems administrator.

He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Sabillasville, Md.

He was a member of Acacia Lodge 586 F. & A.M., Waynesboro, and Scottish Rite Valley of Harrisburg. He was a member of A.T.H.&L. Fire Co., Waynesboro.


He is survived by his wife of nearly 41 years, Margaret "Peggie" Rossi Smith; one son, Shaun C. Smith of Fayetteville, Pa.; and one grandson, Ty Gregory Smith.

Services will be private.

A public viewing will be Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, where a eulogy will be given by his son and a Masonic Memorial Service will be given by the members of Acacia Lodge 586 beginning at 8:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to an account set up for his grandson and sent to Ty Smith, C/O Patriot Federal Credit Union, 800 Wayne Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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