Gilbert F. Smith, 83, of Baker, WV passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at E.A. Hawse Nursing & Rehab Center, Baker, WV.
Born on October 18, 1930 in Baker, he was the son of the late Riley and Laura Mae (Link) Smith.
Gilbert was a lifelong farmer and logger. He was a member of the New Dale Church of the Brethren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Leona (Teets) Smith, on June 23, 1995.
Surviving is a daughter, Janet L. Huffman of Baker, two sisters, Freda Heishman, Virginia Combs, a brother, Gladstone “Bud” Smith, all of Baker, a grandson, Brian Huffman, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. in New Dale Church of the Brethren, Baker, with Pastor Dan Sterns officiating. Interment will follow in New Dale Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Saturday evening, 6:00-8:00 P.M., at McKee Funeral Home, Baker, WV.
Memorials may be made to the New Dale Church of the Brethren, 5246 Parker Hollow Rd. Baker, WV 26801.
All arrangements are being handled by McKee Funeral Home, Baker, WV.