Smyth, William E. "Bill"

World War II Veteran Also Served In Korea

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
William Smyth
William Smyth

William E. “Bill” Smyth, 85, of Flintstone, Georgia, died on Monday, December 24, 2012 at his residence.

He was born June 12, 1927, in St. Elmo, to the late Robert Henry and Mary Georgia Ann (Anderson) Smyth. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma F. Smyth, two grandchildren, Karla D. Tackett and Robert Wes Smyth, Jr., and four brothers.

Mr. Smyth was a member of the St. Elmo Church of Christ, the American Legion Ft. Oglethorpe Post 214, and Rossville Masonic Lodge # 397. He was a World War II veteran of the American Merchant Marines and a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.

Survivors include his sons, John Deck Smyth, Robert Wes Smyth and William Vic Smyth; 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. in the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Minister John T. Smithson officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga, Tn., 423 698-2541.



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