BENJAMIN KIRBY SMITH (Age 92)
Benjamin Kirby Smith died on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at the Capital Caring Hospice in Arlington, Virginia. He was the beloved husband of the late Jean Anderson Smith. He is survived by his children and their spouses: Linda Halpin (Patrick), Kerry Smith (Erin), Rebecca Harley (Thomas) and Sherry Fischer (Karl) and his grandchildren: Ryan and Kara Halpin and Emily and Gabriella Fischer.
Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Navy
during World War II
and was employed by RCA as a marketing representative to the Navy for over 30 years. He was an avid amateur radio enthusiast (W4KSY).
A visitation will be held at the Demaine Funeral Home, 5308 Backlick Road, Springfield, Virginia 22151 on Friday, February 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 1pm on Saturday, February 16 at First Baptist Church of Springfield, 7300 Gary Street, Springfield, Virginia 22150. Interment shall follow at the National Memorial Park in Falls Church, Virginia. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the INOVA Mount Vernon Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Department, 2501 Parkers Lane, Alexandria, Virginia 22306.