William Black Smith obituary-1948
William B. Smith LUKE,—William'Black Smith, 64, died yesterday at his home on Cromwell Street," Luke. Born September 5, 1884 in Batn- ate. Scotland,, he came to this country at the age-of five with his parents, who settled in Wessernport. He worked under his father at -the Piedmont Foundry and. Company, Lulce, for Machine the post 30 years was general manager of the concern. He was a member of First Pres- oyterian . Church, Piedmont, and, served as elder for many years. He ...„„ „ .,,nnM,a« nf •MTnnmf f7!>T>invl was a member of Mount Carbon Lodge No. 28. A. F. 'an'd A. M.,| Piedmont, Lafayette Lodge No. 31 K. of P., Piedn-.onl;, and the Tri-.; Towns Male Chorus. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lenora (Schade) Sniich,.twodaugh-. ters, Mrs. Jean. Scociv Baltimore,' .and .Mi's. .Janet Purdy, Piedmont;; two sons, William Smith, Jr., and; 1 George Donald Sinith, both of i Piedmont; a sister, Mrs. J. C.Hobbs, Painesville, ;Ohio, and two brothers, James Smith, Luke, and Douglas! Smith; Narrows Park, Cumberland.' A funeral service will be held at the home Wednesday afternoon at 2:30. Rev. C. B. McLaugh'lir., pastor of the Presbyterian church in Keyser, Keyser, will officiate. Interment will be li: Philos cemetery. Members • of Mt. Carbon Lodge, 28, A. F. and A, M., will also conduct conduct rites.