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John W. Smith

Norfolk - John William Smith, 88, passed away September 5, 2018.

He was predeceased by his parents, Frank Dixon Smith and Theresa Lawson Smith; brothers, Frank, Jr., and Russell; a sister, Marlene; and his daughter, Kay Carter. He was also predeceased by his former wives, Edna Rayfield and Velma Tripp.

John retired after 35 years as Quality Control Supervisor with the Ford Motor Company. He was a member of the Lynnhaven Mason Lodge 220, Scottish Rite Bodies Khedive Temple, and Arab Patrol.

John is survived by his daughters, Pam Owens (Glenn) and Audra Rommel (Rick); his son, Brian Smith (Vicky); his sister, Jackie Fanney; and his former wife, Alice Armeniox; 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

A special thanks to all his caregivers at the Ballentine, especially his Park Place buddy, Roland.

Arrangements are private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to . Condolences may be offered to the family at:


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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Sept. 12, 2018
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