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Edward A. Smith

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Edward A. Smith, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at home with his loving wife by his side.

Edward, spent many years in the army, where he was honorably discharged. He then went to work at Electric Hose and Rubber Company. He also worked at Bowlerama, and worked for the Brandywine School District, where he eventually retired.

Ed, loved old westerns, John Wayne, Roy Rogers, and many more. He never missed Monday night RAW Wrestling. Ed, had many good friends, and family who will miss him.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Smith, his mother, Tressie Smith, his brother, Carl, his sister, Nedra, and his loving granddaughter, Stephanie Williams, his aunt, Nellie, and his first wife Linda.

He is survived by his daughters, Edna Williams and her husband Ronald Williams, Sr. of Smyrna, DE, and Linette Jeffers and her fiancé Clark Borne, and granddaughter, Erica Jeffers of Brookhaven, PA: grandsons, Douglas Smith, and Gregory Smith Both of Wilmington, DE: cousin, Grethel, stepdaughter, Kristie and her fiancé and their 4 daughters and 2 sons: stepson, Lonnie and his fiancé Kelly and their 4 sons and 2 daughters, which Edward loved and cared for.

A Funeral Service will be held at 12:00pm, Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at Gebhart Funeral Home, 531 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720, where friends may visit with the family beginning at 11:00am. Burial will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE 19701.

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Published in The News Journal from Aug. 28 to Aug. 30, 2015
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