Noah Jack Smelser, 78, of Bentonville, died January 14, 2019, at Warren Memorial Hospital in Front Royal.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, at 2:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home in Front Royal, conducted by Pastor Randall Brown and Rev. John Kenny. Entombment will follow at Panorama Memorial Gardens in Waterlick.
Noah was born May 28, 1940, in Virginia, son of the late Noah A. and Anna Clatterbuck Smelser. He was married to the love of his life Barbara Ann Smelser. He was a member of Community Tabernacle Assembly of God for over 60 years.
Along with his wife he was survived by a son Jackie Smelser and his wife Shelia; a sister Brenda Murphy; grandchildren Jack, Tabitha, and Bradley Smelser; and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother Tommy Smelser and a sister Ann Weatherholt.
Pallbearers will be Rick Mathews, Ken Mathews, Wayne Mathews, Allen Mathews, Timmy Mathews, and Larry Mathews.
Honorary pallbearers will be Sweetie Stoneberger, Larry McDonald, Garry Kenny, Ronnie Kenny, Rodney Mathews, and Noah Smelser
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.