Russel T. Smith Jr.

Russel T. Smith Jr., 85, of Muncy, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at The Gardens at Orangeville.

Born August 13, 1933, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Russel T. Sr. and Meribel (Ritter) Smith. He and his wife, the former Charlotte O. Price, celebrated 60 years of marriage on June 14, 2018.

Russel was a graduate of Hughesville High School, Class of 1950, and served his country honorably in the U.S. Army reserves for eight years.

He was a well-rounded individual that could do and fix nearly anything.

Russel farmed his family farm most of his life and for more than 20 years worked as an independent truck driver.

Russel was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was loved by all.

He was an active member of the Radiant Light Assembly of God church where he served as Sunday school superintendent and Sunday school teacher.

Russel also enjoyed collecting toy tractors, trains, coins and stamps.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two daughters, Debra S. (David) Burgert, of East Greenville and Darlene K. (Joseph) Weikel, of Sunbury; two sons, Dean T. (Polly) Smith, of Picture Rocks and Dennis L. (Jaime) Smith, of Muncy; a brother, Charles (Connie) Smith, of Muncy; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with Rev. Adam Barnes and Chaplain Mike Delp co-officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to American Rescue Workers or Radiant Light Assembly of God.

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