Albert Lee Smith, 87, of Cumberland Gap Road, Newport, Craig Co. departed this life Monday morning, March 9, 2015 in the care of Heritage Hall at Rich Creek. Born in Craig County on April 4, 1927, he was a son of the late Nellie Reynolds. He was a member and served as Elder at Level Green Christian Church; was retired from Virginia Tech with 30 yrs. service, was proud to have worked on the Norfolk and Western Railway as a fireman on steam locomotives, was a veteran of the U S Army WWII, a member of VFW Post 4491 in New Castle, and as a Christian Gentleman was devoted to his wife and family.
He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved and devoted wife of 63 yrs. Mary Woods Smith; his son and daughter-in-law Larkin and Joyce Smith of Newport; his grandsons Justin Smith of Radford and Brandon and his wife Kathie Smith of Roanoke; his great-granddaughter Susanna Smith of Roanoke; and his blessed and devoted church family at Level Green.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 pm in Level Green Christian Church, Craig County, with Pastor Harold Morris officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 pm. The family is grateful for all the support they have received during Albertís illness especially from The Ladies Circle at Level Green Christian Church. Funeral arrangements are with the Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.