Darlis L. Smith, 91, of Blue Bell Place, Blue Bell PA where he had resided
since 1999 passed away Monday evening, October 21, 2013 at his residence.
He formerly resided at the family homestead located in RD#1 Danville PA. He
was born August 15, 1922 in Danville PA the son of the late Roscoe and Ruth
He served as a seaman in the United States Navy. He was employed by KVS
Danville PA, retiring in 1984. Mr. Smith actively farmed his family
homestead for many years. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist
Church Danville PA.
Mr. Smith enjoyed traveling and woodworking. His greatest enjoyment in life
was spending time with his family whom he adored.
He was married for 52 years to Martha E. Magill Smith who preceded him in
death February 24, 1997.
He is survived by one son, Lawrence L. Smith and his wife Kathleen of
Swansboro NC and two daughters; Marilyn J. Smith of Washington DC and Jeanne
A. Hartzell and her husband Scott of Lansdale PA. Also surviving are four
grandchildren; Todd Smith and Courtney Smith Wine and Shawn and Brittany
Hartzell. He is also survived by two great-grandchildren; Carys and Macyn
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Trinity United Methodist Church
306 Lombard Avenue Danville PA with the Reverend Edmund W. Minnich
officiating assisted by the Reverend Rayvon Hilliard. Burial will follow in
Odd Fellows Cemetery. Friends will be received from 9:30 AM until 10:45 AM
at the church. Military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post
40 Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's
Association 57 N. Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre PA 18701-1309.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA. www.visneski.com