Wilbur “Bud” C. Smith, 78, of Everett, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at UPMC Altoona Hospital.
He was born on June 15, 1941, in Smithton, a son of the late Homer J. and Audrey J. (Frye) Smith.
In 1977, he was united in marriage with Laura M. (Wink) Smith in Barren Run.
Along with his wife of 42 years, he is survived by children, Sandy, married to Joe Waltower; Terry Smith, married to Lisa; Bill Smith, married to Rose; and Mike Smith; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; sisters, Becky Leighty of Smithton, and Patty Markle, of Chesnee, S.C.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Glenna Lilly. He attended the Liberty Independent Baptist Church. Bud drove truck for Roadway Express, retiring after 25 years of service. He enjoyed farming, watching NASCAR and westerns, eating hot dogs and sauerkraut, and loved listening to the Bible.
Family and friends may call at the Akers Funeral Home Inc. 299 Raystown Road, Everett, on Friday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Chapel at Akers Funeral Home, with Pastor Clifford Swankler officiating.
If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Bud to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607. Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralhome.com