Vincent Joseph Smith, 86, of Parkersburg, died Oct. 11, 2012, at is home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Jan. 9, 1926, in Parkersburg, W.Va., a son of the late John Thomas and Anna Elizabeth Burrows Smith. He retired as a Sheet Metal worker and member of the Sheet Metal Local #33, and was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. He was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran of WWII, serving in the Pacific Theatre and Iwo Jima.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Rose Powell Smith; two daughters, Charlotte Cale of Parkersburg and Barbara Starkey of Vienna; two sons, Joe (Patty) Smith of Parkersburg and Jim (Cindie) Smith of Vienna; eight grandchildren, Brenda, Melonie, Cindy, Shannon, Shelley, Sam, Andy and V.J.; five great-grandchildren; and one brother, William "Ike" Smith of Little Hocking. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters; two brothers; and two grandsons, Sean and Matthew.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, with Father Neil Bucklein officiating.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.leavittfuneralhome.com