The Rev. David H. Smith, a retired pastor of the United Methodist Church, died June 27 at Brandermill Woods Retirement Center in Midlothian, Va.
His ministry spanned 42 years. David was born in Cambria (now Christiansburg) and attended Randolph-Macon College and Vanderbilt University.
He is survived by his wife, Julia Gattis Smith; a daughter, Sally Smith Scott (Steve); a son, David Neel Smith (Candace); four granddaughters, Laura Scott (Ben Goodsell), Lisa Scott, Sarah-Neel Smith (John Cardellino), and Annecca Smith (Patrick Scully), and a sister, Frances Smith Olson (Ed).
He was predeceased by his brother, C. Richard Smith.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to a charity of your choice in David’s honor.