Paul Smith, 94
NOV. 6, 1918-APRIL 13, 2013
Paul "PL" Smith (April 16, 2013)
After serving in the Maryland National Guard he re-enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the onset of WWII serving with the Seabees in the South Pacific. Following the war, he remained in the Naval Reserves until 1952.
An avid water sports enthusiast he spent most of his free time boating and skiing the Big Slack Water section of the Potomac River. He was employed by Fairchild Hiller Aircraft Co. in Hagerstown for 45 years, retiring in 1985.
He is survived by his wife, Marian Smith of 51 years of Mercersburg; son, Gary Smith and wife, Dixie, of Williamsport; son, Brian Smith and wife, Tamra, of Mercersburg; and six grandchildren, Shannon Hose and family of Martinsburg, W.Va.; Holly McKenrick and family of Hagerstown, Paul “Alex” Smith, Kaylee Smith, Micah Smith and Clayton Smith of Mercersburg.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 17, at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Emmanuel Baptist Temple in Hagerstown for family and friends.
Cornelius Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., 322 N. Second St., McConnellsburg, Pa., will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.corneliusfuneralandcremationservice.com.