Roland "Bud" Smith

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Roland "Bud" Smith, age 87, of Manchester, died Friday, May 25, 2012, at the Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. Born January 25, 1925, in Manchester, he was the son of the late Paul and Bessie Shaffer Smith. He was the husband of the late Alice Street Smith, who died in 2005.

He was a retired heavy equipment operator for LaFarge (Harry T. Campbell). He was a musician and enjoyed playing guitars and mandolins since the age of 10. He played music at the Manchester Senior Center.

He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Karen and Robert L. Martin, of Hampstead, and Theresa and David Young, of Raphine, Va.; grandchildren John R. Kilgore III, Karen Heenan and Amanda Kilgore; sister Naomi Myers, of Westminster; sisters-in-law Velma Beil, Sylvia Jackson and Lydia Yox, all of Hanover, Pa.; and 4 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester, at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Loisann Furgess-Oler officiating. Interment will be in New Lutheran Cemetery, Manchester.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 6-9 p.m.

Donations may be made to the , 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C. 20004 or to the , P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123.

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Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Manchester
3296 Charmil Drive P.O. Box 389
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 374-2626
Published in Carroll County Times on May 27, 2012
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