Michael R. Smith

March 16, 1945 - November 19, 2019
Michael R. Smith

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SMITH, Michael R., 74, of Powhatan Point, Ohio, died Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in Ruby Memorial Hospital.

He was born March 16, 1945, in Glen Dale, W.Va., a son of the late John B. and Ann Yankoski Smith. He was a retired mechanic for Covanta Energy and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion in Powhatan, and the Powhatan V.F.W.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mollie K. Pond Smith, and two grandchildren.

He is survived by two daughters, Valerie Smith of Moundsville, W.Va., and Lynette Hemsley of Zanesville, Ohio; one son, Jason Smith of Washington, Pa.; three step-sons, Sid (Vickie) Pond of Moundsville, Michael (Elizabeth) Sloan of Las Vegas, Nev., and Richard Sloan of Powhatan Point; two step-daughters, Charlotte (Harold) Doty of Cameron, W.Va., and Sylvia “Sam” (James) Speilman of Moundsville; one brother, J.R. Smith of Dilles Bottom, Ohio; one sister, Bibianna Derrow of Moundsville; sixteen grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Friday, November 22, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the CARE Funeral Home, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, where funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 11 am with Life Celebrant David Wright officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at carechapel.com


Saturday, November 23, 2019
11:00 AM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041


Saturday, November 23, 2019

Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville, WV - Directions

Moundsville, WV 26041


Friday, November 22, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041

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  • November 20, 2019
    Joan Kline Hawkins says:
    So terribly sad to hear of Mike's passing. He was such a sweet, kind and funny gentleman. I have so many fond memories of when he was living in Maryland. He could really tell a story! I am so lucky to have such wonderful cousins and he so glad I got to spend extra time with him. God bless you Mike....may the angels lead you into heaven and I hope there is fish abundant for you! Love you cuz. Joanie

  • November 21, 2019
    Cheryl J Skinner,Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Michael R. Smith, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Michael R. Smith, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • November 21, 2019
    Don R. Gump says:
    Sorry to hear of Mike's passing. He left us with many memories growing up in the 50's & 60's, and will always be remembered for his kind and thoughtful ways. May he be in eternal peace with Our Heavenly Father. My deepest sympathy to his family, his brother J.R. and his sister Vivian. Hope you find comfort in the many memories he left you with.

  • November 22, 2019
    Dave Simmons says:
    Sorry to hear of Mike passing away.He was a special friend of mine and I have a lot of good memories of him. My condolence to the family

  • November 26, 2019
    Dave Nesbit says:
    Rest in Peace Smity , Remember our younger days , We weren't happy unless we were burning the rear tires off of our cars and doing some Street Racing , LOL , A lot of good memories of you , thanks for the friendship , My condolences to your family . Dave Nesbit .