Cover photo for Fred L. Smith's Obituary
Fred L. Smith Profile Photo

Fred L. Smith

April 17, 1929 — March 18, 2021

Fred L. Smith

Fred Lee Smith, 91, widower of Mildred Jane (Rohr) Smith, of Staunton, died Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Augusta Nursing and Rehab, Fishersville surrounded by his family.

He was born April 17, 1929, in Staunton, a son of the late Dorsey R. and Lucy (Craun) Smith.

Prior to retirement, Mr. Smith was employed by Staunton Steam Laundry.

He was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church.

He was an avid Redskins Fan.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Marvin, Carl, Claude, and Dorsey, Jr.; and three sisters, Esther Metcalf, Bertie Deaver, and Lucille Smith.

He was the last of his siblings.

Family members include a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Theresa Smith of Churchville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy S. and Jay Cupp of Staunton and Gaitha S. and Wayne Matthews of Pilot Mountain, North Carolina; six grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and one great, great grandson.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in Augusta Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 22, 2021 in the Henry Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, Valley Program for the Aging, 325 Pine Avenue, Waynesboro, VA 22980.

The family would like to thank Dr. Garland Campbell, Nephrologist at U.V.A. for his care and extend a special thank you for the friendship, care, and support of the Valley View Senior Apartments Community.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Fred L. Smith, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Monday, March 22, 2021

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 2

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree