Hubert Lee Smith of Lavalette

Hubert Lee Smith, 84 of Lavalette, WV, went to be with the Lord Monday, March 11, 2013 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Faith Freewill Baptist Church, Lavalette by Pastor Ray Williamson and Brother Buster Maynard. Burial will follow at Community Memorial Gardens. He was born October 24, 1928 in Wayne County, WV, a son of the late Jesse and Myrtie Rowe Smith. Hubert was a retired landscaper for Lavalette Nursery and a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. He was also a member of Faith Freewill Baptist Church where he served as deacon, trustee and Sunday school superintendant. Two brothers, Hobart and Homer Smith also preceded him in death, along with two sisters-in-law, Elsie and Sula Smith. Survivors include his loving wife, Mary Janice Duty Smith; two daughters, Carol Damron and husband, Terry of Huntington, WV, Mary Copley of Lavalette, WV; three sons, Marvin Smith of Huntington, WV, Rodger Smith and wife, Tammy of Lavalette, WV, Harold Smith and wife, Kathy of Huntington, WV; a sister, Calla Smith of Huntington, WV; four brothers, his twin, Herbert Smith of Manassas, VA, Hurl Smith and wife, Esta of Smithville, OH, Lowell Smith and wife, Sallie, Dores Smith, all of Lavalette, WV; eight grandchildren who adored him, Andrew Damron and fiancée, Chelsae Holley, Daniel Damron, Natasha Adkins, Raelyn Smith, Lucas Smith, Rileigh Copley, Lainey Copley and Chase Copley. Friends may call from 6 to 9 pm Wednesday at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, WV.