Donald Reid Smith, 82, of Blairsville, PA passed away on Monday, November 19, 2012 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, PA.
A son of Sherman E. and Maude (Chadwick) Smith, he was born December 25, 1929 in Lober, PA.
Mr. Smith lived most of his life in Blairsville and attended the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, Blairsville.
He owned Don Smith Carpeting, Blairsville, from 1968 to 1984 and worked for Roth Carpet for 25 years, retiring in 2008.
He was a US Navy veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving are a son, Brian R. Smith of Blairsville and a daughter, Renee’ Yelenic (Frank) of Latrobe; three grandchildren, Ben Smith, Lindsey Yelenic and Carly Yelenic and a sister, Mary Lee Ward of New Port Richey, FL.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Audrey (Yates) Smith in 2002 and four brothers, Bobby, Roy, Keith and Edward Smith.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Wednesday at the Shoemaker Funeral Home, Inc., 49 N. Walnut St., Blairsville, PA. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 P.M. Friday at the funeral home with Rev. William Simanovich officiating.
Interment will be in Blairsville Cemetery, Blairsville, PA.
Military services will be accorded by the Blairsville VFW Post #5821 and the American Legion Post #0407.
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