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HOMER E. SMITH

January 26, 2019

HOMER E. SMITH, 86, of Huntington, W.Va., husband of Sharon Robertson Smith, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral Liturgy will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church by Rev. Father Douglas Ondeck. Rite of Committal will follow at Smith Family Cemetery, Wayne, W.Va. Homer was the owner and operator of Smith Grocery and a veteran of the US Air Force, serving during the Korean War. He was a member of the VFW Post 1064 and American Legion Post 93. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He was born on July 22, 1932, in Wayne County, W.Va., the son of the late George Pascal and Anna Marie Morrison Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Delores Smith; one brother and two sisters, Leo Smith, Rose Adkins and Bonnie Smith. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Pamela Smith; stepchildren, Eddie (April) Dent, Jason Dent, Donna Dent and Laura Dent; grandchildren, Amanda (Josh) Lusher and Darrell (Thea) Smith; step-grandchildren, Tyler Watts, Jacob, Madison and Jason Hunter Dent; great-grandchild, Brynn Smith; step-great-grandchildren, Drake and Kinleigh Watts; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jimmy (Marcia) Smith, Buford (Joann) Smith, George P. (Jenny) Smith Jr.; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara (Jim) Beckley; sister-in-law, Alberta Robertson; many special cousins, nieces, nephews and friends; and his beloved dog, Maggie. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, January 27, 2019, at the Reger Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Salvation Army. Special thanks to the Huntington VA Home care team, St. Mary’s Home Health and Jessica Quigley. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.regerfh.com.