Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday - December 22, 2009

Fred F. Smith


Fred Smith was born 14 Dec 1936 to Harry Smith [1899-1957] and Daisy Bell [1906-1992]. He was the middle child of five [Marcine, William, Fred, Miriam and Barry].

Fred was married at the time of his death, having been married 23 years at the time.

Fred was viciously shot, while eating his morning breakfast. The shooter believed voices told her to do it.

Fred was a truck-driver, and hauled dynamite and other explosives for mining companies.

Fred did not have any children.

Fred is buried at New Zion Union Church Cemetery, Waiteville, Monroe , WV.

Fred & his wife

March 1971

1 comment:

Dr. Bill (William L.) Smith said...

What a sad story! Such high risk work... and then to end this way.

Thanks for sharing!

Bill ;-)

Author of "13 Ways to Tell Your Ancestor Stories"