Kenneth D. Smith, 66

May 17, 2009

MARCH 7, 1943-MAY 15, 2009

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Kenneth Douglas Smith, 66, of Myersville, died Friday, May 15, 2009, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born March 7, 1943, in Frederick, Md., he was the son of the late Guy Vernon and Mary Catherine Zimmerman Smith.

Kenny was a 1961 graduate of Brunswick High School, a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Myersville and a member of the Middletown Volunteer Fire Co. He was a dairy farmer in Middletown Valley most of his life, was an auctioneer throughout the area and most recently was a milk tester for Dairy One.

He is survived by one daughter, Karen D. Smith of Myersville, and one brother, C. Vernon Smith and wife, Lucy M., of Middletown.


He was preceded in death by one sister, Eleanor M. Paugh.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Ricketts Funeral Home, Myersville, with Pastor David Howell officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Myersville.

The family will receive friends Monday, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to help defray funeral expenses may be made to Ricketts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 136, Myersville, MD 21773.

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