Garland Ikey Smith, 78 Ravenswood, WV, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, passed away on January 19, 2014 at home. He was born March 8, 1935, Kanawha County, WV, the son of Ward Ervin Smith, and Zella Faye Stark Smith. He was a Brick Mason, Century Aluminum in Ravenswood.
Garland was a graduate of Clendenin High School. He was a Sp. 4 in the US Army, serving in Germany. He retired from Century Aluminum as a Brick Mason after 30 years of service. He was a devoted member of the Faith Bible Church, having been a church trustee for several years. He enjoyed various outdoor activities, but more so time with family and friends, especially children and grandchildren.
Surviving Relatives: Wife of 56 years: Faye H. Davis Smith, Ravenswood; Children: Lori L. (Dick) McKown, Ravenswood, WV, Kelly L. Smith, Cottageville, WV, and Jonathan Brian (Kim) Smith, Clendenin, WV; Brother: Robert Lee Smith, Canton, OH; one Sister: Hazel Clemmer, Blue Creek, WV; Seven Grandchildren: Isaac, Erin Elizabeth and Elias McKown, Kyle, Victoria and Hope Smith, and Nathanial Smith; one Step Granddaughter: Kaycee Goodman, Lynchburg, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Lisa Denise; brothers, Carl (Bill), Ervin, Earl, Clifford, Jerry and Kenneth; and sisters, Cathleen Samples and Phyllis Deaner.
Services will be Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 12:00 pm Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV
with Pastor Steve Raines, presiding.
Burial will be in Smith Cemetery on Little Blue Creek Road, Clendenin, WV
Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 21, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at email@example.com or on our website at www.roushfuneralhome.com.