Leo Smith of Wayne
Leo Smith, 74, of Wayne, WV, passed away Monday, October 10, 2011 at Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 13, 2011 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, WV, by Elders Roger Maynard and Ivory Williamson. Burial will follow at Community Memorial Gardens at Wayne. He was born October 9, 1937 at Ferguson, WV, a son of the late Wayne and Sadie Matthews Smith. Leo was a retired truck driver for Builders Supply Company and was a member of the Salem United Baptist Church. Two sisters: Opal Smith Walker and Vergie Smith Wallace and seven brothers, Dencil Smith, Charlie Smith, Wayne Smith, Jr., Paul Smith, Jess Smith, Frank Smith and John Smith, also preceded him in death. Survivors include a daughter, Cleo (Norman) Barnes of Birmingham, AL; three sons, William Michael Smith, Tommy Lee (Tammy) Smith, and Donald (Jessica) Smith, all of Wayne; a sister, Effie (Allen, Jr.) Darby of Wayne; a brother, Mitchel (Frankie) Smith of Huntington; six grandchildren, Faith (David) Laughlin, Chris (Heather) Smith, Alicia Smith and companion Nick, Michael Travis Smith, Shyanna Maynard, and Chelsie Mabry; and five great-grandchildren, Makayla Nalley, Hayleigh Nalley, Destiny Laughlin, Gabriel Hammond and Caden Smith. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Morris Funeral Home.