Jackson Abner Smith, Sr.

Jackson Abner Smith, Sr., 85, of Front Royal, Virginia passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017 at Winchester Medical Center.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 2 PM at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 West Main Street, Front Royal with Sammy Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Smith was born on May 7, 1932 in Shenandoah County, Virginia to the late Henry and Helen Wilson Smith. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Mae Cooper Smith and his brother, George Smith.

He retired as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Riverton Corporation.

Survivors include nine children, June E. Morgan, Jackson A. Smith, Jr., Jeffery A. Smith, Debra C. Kramer, David C. Elesa, Eunice DeHaven, Penny Mitchell, Evelyn Budzinski and Ann Marshall; numerous grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and his dog, Rufie.

Pallbearers will be Roy Knighting, Chris Harpine, Cliff Dodson, Greg Grigsby, Jeremy Henry and Michael Glavis.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org or to the American Cancer Society at donate.cancer.org.

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