Cumberland Times-News

October 14, 2013


Cumberland Times-News

— BALTIMORE — Benjamin E. Smith, 70, of Baltimore, died on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.  

Born on Jan. 17, 1943 in Blaine, W.Va., he was the son of the late Robert Walker and Loretta M. (McCloud) Smith.  

He attended school in Elk Garden, W.Va., and worked in manufacturing. He enjoyed old western movies and books, word searches, bingo, country music and wrestling.   

He is survived by his brothers and sisters, Robert L. Smith and wife Betty Jean, Christine Janet Bickford, John Henry Smith, James Thomas Smith and wife Judy, Ernestine Kay Miller and husband Jimmy, Joan Loren DelBrook and husband Minto, William Donald Smith and wife Kathy L.; a brother-in-law, Gordon Scott; and a number of nieces and nephews.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Georgianna Mae Smith and Frances Scott; and a brother-in-law, Clyde Bickford.  

Friends will be received at the Burdock-Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., 710 Church St., Kitzmiller, on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m. at which time a funeral service will be held.  

Interment will follow in the IOOF Cemetery, Elk Garden.