Smith, Jr., Spracher Ridgeway

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Spracher Ridgeway Smith, Jr., age 79, of Newport, died, Wednesday, July 20, 2022. He was born in Giles County, Virginia on February 24, 1943 to the late Spracher Ridgway, Sr. and Ella Sue Williams Smith. He was also preceded in death by his longtime companion, Bertha Jane Shelor; brothers, Basil McNeil (Booker) Smith, Everette M. Smith, Carmon M. Smith, Tommy M. Smith, Gilmore M. Smith, James M. Smith, Raymond A. Smith; sister, Verree Marie (Rita) Donathan.

He is survived by his sisters and brother-in-law, Maldeen S. Martin, Polly S. Kanode, Ella M. Collins, Thelma Jean and Garland Bruce; a brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Martha Smith; numerous nieces and nephews and special friends: Timmy Turman, Travis Turman, Roy Hughes, III, Mike Mullins, and Tom Long.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 3:00 pm at McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Hopkins officiating. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 PM, Sunday, July 24, 2022 at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. S.W. Blacksburg, Virginia.