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Roger C. Smith, 45

December 30, 2008

MAY 26, 1963-DEC. 28, 2008

CASCADE, Md. - Roger C. Smith, 45, of Cascade, Md., passed away Dec. 28, 2008, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born May 26, 1963, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Bessie Cosgrove Smith of Sabillasville, Md., and the late Roger H. Smith.

He is survived by his wife of six years, Angela Marie (Everett) Smith, whom he married Sept. 22, 2002.

He was a 1981 graduate of Catoctin High School in Thurmont, Md.

Roger worked in his early years with McDonald's of Thurmont, and Rice Tire of Frederick, Md. He worked for RR Donnelly, formerly known as Moore Business Forms, for 23 years before being stricken with cancer.

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He was a member of Woodsboro Volunteer Fire Co., New Midway Volunteer Fire Co., Blue Ridge Summit Volunteer Fire Co. and was a well-known member of American Legion Post 282.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by sons, Brandon MJ Smith and wife Toni of Smithsburg, Md., and Patrick D. Woodby of Emmitsburg, Md.; stepdaughters, Jacklyn Eastep Smith and Stephanie Eastep, both of Cascade, and Jennifer L. Cool and fianc Gary Glass of Emmitsburg; stepsons, Steven W. Horman and wife Sarah of Keymar, Md.; sisters, Brenda Smith of Sabillasville and Janet Yount of Walkersville, Md.; two grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; five nieces; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Margo and Donald Everett of Keymar, and brother-in-law, Donald Everett and wife Allison of Bremerton, Wash.

He was preceded in death by brother-in-law, Peter Yount.

Services will be held Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009, at 1 p.m. from the Woodsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Activities Complex, 10307 Coppermine Road, Woodsboro, Md., with the Rev. Barry L. Taylor and Deacon Charles Barnhart officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Cascade.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening Dec. 30, 2008, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the J.L. Davis Funeral Home in Smithsburg, and Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Woodsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Activities Complex with a firemen's memorial given at 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Woodsboro Volunteer Fire Co. at 2 S. 3rd St., Woodsboro, MD 21798 or the American Cancer Society at 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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