Mr. William Donald Smith, 79, of South Seton Avenue,
Emmitsburg, died Saturday, Aug. 18, at Gettysburg
Hospital, Gettysburg, Pa.
He was the husband of Melva Shultz Smith, who died in
Born March 14, 1922, in Emmitsburg, he was the son of
the late Albert Roy and Margaret Byard Smith.
He was a salesman and sold everything from office
supplies and janitorial supplies to automobiles. He
retired in the mid-1980s.
He was a member of Gettysburg Moose Lodge 1526. He
was a member of Elias Evangelical Lutheran Church,
He is survived by one daughter, Marie Champlain and
husband Charles J. of Emmitsburg; one son, William A
Smith and wife Angela of New Oxford, Pa.; two
stepdaughters, Helen Simpson and husband Walter of
Littlestown, Pa., and Doris Bigham and husband Richard
of Florida; five grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren;
and six greatgrandchildren.
Emmitsburg Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. at
the funeral home. The Rev. Carleton Burrows officiated.
Interment will be in Emmitsburg Memorial Cemetery.
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