Donald Lee Smith

Donald Lee Smith, 69, of Front Royal, Virginia, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Rapid City, South Dakota after a courageous battle with Cancer. He graduated from Warren County High School, in Front Royal, Virginia and retired from the government after approximately 40 years of service, as a civilian from the Department of the Army. Don had also been a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Stephens City Lodge 2483.

Donald was born November 28, 1948, in Washington D.C., to the late James Welford Smith and Emma Olivia Haney Smith, and preceded in death by his brothers, Jim, Bill, Tom, and Leslie.

Don is survived by his children Michelle Smith Campbell, Mark Williams, Stephanie Smith, and Sarah Smith Klotz, and his grandchildren, Allie, Wyatt, and River Campbell; Christian, Collin, and Kinsley Williams; and David Klotz. Don will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

The family will receive friends, Tuesday, October 30th, at 11:00 a.m. followed immediately by the service at 1:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home, in Front Royal, Virginia, officiated by Sammy L. Campbell. Interment will immediately follow at Shenandoah Memorial Park, in Winchester, Virginia.

Pallbearers will be Mike Smith, Chris Smith, Dennis Robinson, Bill Owens, Danny Sealock and Dale Drummonds.

Memorial contributions may be made out to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal

  3 comments for “Donald Lee Smith

  1. James F Smith
    October 27, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    Dear Michelle,Mark,Stephanie and Sarah,
    I pray that all of you as well as all of the grandchildren dwell on the Good memories of Don. He was the only Big brother figure I ever had and I will always be great full for that. Please know that it breaks my heart not to be able to attend his service. However he will always be in my heart along with all of you,
    May God Bless all of you.

    Jimi Smith

    • Michelle Campbell
      November 4, 2018 at 8:15 pm

      Jimi,
      You know Dad loved you as a brother, nephew, and best friend. We have so many good memories, full of laughter and love. I know your heart is breaking, as much as ours and alrhough you couldn’t be with us in person, you were with us in our hearts. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for loving Dad. With all my love.
      Michelle

  2. Michael Laing
    October 29, 2018 at 11:39 pm

    The WCHS Class of 1967 leave our condolences. Donald was our classmate and his family is in our prayers. Mike Laing as class representative.

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