Joseph Lynn “Joe” Smeltzer, Sr.

Joseph Lynn “Joe” Smeltzer, Sr., 73, of Browntown, Virginia, died Friday, February 2, 2018, in Browntown.

Mr. Smeltzer was born Nov. 25, 1944, in Warren County, Virginia, son of the late William Keller and Virgie Ellen Baldwin Smeltzer. He owned his own business as a contractor and home builder.

Surviving are the mother of his child June Laing Smeltzer; a son Joseph L. Smeltzer, Jr.; a sister Grace Rothgeb; three grandchildren Ashlynn Tyler Smeltzer, Jessica Lynn Lowrey, and Kayla Nichole Dean; and three great-grandchildren Artemis Chassidy Smeltzer, Jaiden Michael Brown, and Blaine Deane.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and sisters Jonas Smeltzer, Betty McInterff, Doris Clem, and James Smeltzer.

Services will be private.

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