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George Washington Smith Jr.

July 26, 1945 ~ November 20, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

George Smith Jr. Obituary

George Washington Smith Jr., 78, of Brookville, PA, passed away surrounded by family on Monday, November 20, 2023. George was born on July 26, 1945, to the late George Washington and Margaret (Hughes) Smith in Brookville. George married Lena Pauline Carpenter on January 28, 1967. George had a passion for life that was reflected in his love for fishing and gardening. He found solace by the water, casting a line and enjoying the simple pleasures of the outdoors. His green thumb was well-known, being awarded “Gardner of the Month.” He took great pride in cultivating a beautiful garden that brought joy to all who visited.  Above all else, George loved his grandchildren, great grandchildren and was “born to be a Papa”.  One of George's greatest joys was spending time with all of his grandchildren. He loved to share laughter and stories. His love for family was evident in every moment spent together.  He will be remembered for his kind demeanor and true love for his family. In addition to his wife, Lena Pauline, those left to cherish his memory are three children; William Randall Carpenter; Robyn Lee (Larry) Carpenter; Tammy Lynn (Kyle) Fiddler; three brothers; Harold Smith; Richard (Wanda) Smith; and Leslie James Carpenter;  two sisters; Ina Jeanne Parton; and Pamela Carpenter. George is also survived by six grandchildren; Larry Joe II (Cynthiea) Williams; Kellan Fiddler; Keaton Fiddler; Zach Carpenter; Heather (Paul) Plyler; Brianna Cogley; five great-grandchildren; Dannielle “Danni” Williams; Levi Williams; Colton Hughes; Ella Plyler; Ava Plyler; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, George is preceded in passing by four brothers; Robert Smith; James Smith; Jerry Smith; and Gerald Smith; five sisters; Helen Pierce; Betty Geer; Shirley Martz; Phyllis June Newman; and Alison Rosalie Holcomb. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, December 2, 2023, from 11am to 1pm, at the McKinney – d’Argy Funeral Home, 345 Main Street, Brookville, PA 15825. A funeral service will take place immediately following the viewing, beginning at 1pm and officiated by Pastor Jimmy Swogger. Interment will take place at Lakelawn Memorial Park, Winslow Twp., Jefferson Co., PA. Online condolences and other information may be found by visiting www.dargyfh.com

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Visitation
Saturday
December 2, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
McKinney - d'Argy Funeral Home
345 Main Street
Brookville, PA 15825

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 2, 2023

1:00 PM
McKinney - d'Argy Funeral Home
345 Main Street
Brookville, PA 15825

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