Claude Barton "Smitty Dog" Smith III, 51

July 15, 2010
  • Claude Barton "Smitty Dog" Smith III

DEC. 16, 1958-JULY 12, 2010

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Claude Barton "Smitty Dog" Smith III, 51, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Williamsport, Md., died Monday, July 12, 2010, at his home.

Born Dec. 16, 1958, in Las Vegas, Nev., to the late Claude Barton Jr. and Emily Arlene Reed Smith.

He was a 1976 graduate of Williamsport High School.

He was employed by various construction companies in the Tri-State area as a mason for more than 20 years.

He was a Christian.

Survivors include wife, Jacqueline Renee Flook Smith, married Aug. 10, 2002, of Hagerstown, Md.; daughter, Amber N. Smith of Hagerstown, Md.; brother, Mark L. Smith of Danville, Ill.; half brother, Roger Lewis of Tenakee Springs, Alaska; half brother, Bruce Ware of Tenakee Springs, Alaska; and grandchildren, Pierce, Airiana and Robin.

He also is survived by his father-in-law, Renee Flook; stepfather-in-law, Donald Newlin; mother-in-law, Patricia Newlin; sister-in-law, Heather Newlin; brother-in-law, Jeff Flook; special friend and nephew, David "Chopper" Shirley III; and niece, Sarah Mellott.


There will be no viewing.

A celebration of life gathering will be Friday, July 16, 2010, from 1 p.m. to closing at The Third Base in Williamsport, Md.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, MD 21795 to help offset funeral expenses.

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