Wendell Larry Smith

Wendell Larry Smith, 78, of Criders, Va., passed away June 13, 2019, at his residence. He was born June 29, 1940, in Criders and was the son of the late Ory Daniel and Pearlie Keplinger Smith.

Wendell was a real estate agent and an appraiser for Farmers and Merchants Bank. He was a member of Damascus Church of the Brethren in Criders and a member of the Bergton Fair Association. He enjoyed woodworking.

On May 20, 1978, he married the former Shirley Shadwell, who survives.

Also surviving are one son, Larry Smith, of Criders; one daughter, Kaylette Carter, of Criders; four grandchildren, Ory Daniel Smith, Patrick Wayne Smith, Jessica Carter and Rachel Carter; and three great-grandchildren, Skyler Smith, Sequoia Moore and Jalyn Carter-Williams.

Two sisters, Shirley Lorraine Hupp and Kay Joyce Kimble, preceded him in death.

Pastor Frank Tusing will conduct a funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at Damascus Church of the Brethren. Burial will be in the Caplinger Cemetery in Criders.

Friends may call at Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway anytime.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Stroke Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.grandlefuneralhome.com.

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