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John Wiggins Smith

March 13, 1944 October 29, 2019
John Wiggins Smith
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Obituary for John Wiggins Smith

PORTSMOUTH- John W. Smith, 75, died October 29, 2019. A native of Portsmouth, he was predeceased by his wife, Susan S. Smith; and two sisters, Valerie Collins and Patricia Winkler. John was a telecommunications technician with the telephone company, member and former president of Communication Workers of America, and a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his son, Ray Smith and wife Krista of Richmond; daughter, Kristina Magill and husband Richard of Virginia Beach; two sisters, Harriett Wortham and Cynthia Abraham; eight grandchildren, Gabrielle Magill, Elizabeth Magill, Laura Taylor, Kelly Morgan, Kyle White, Chelsie Phillips, Brittanie Ariel and Sara Moore; and two great-grandchildren, Ryleigh and Colton Williams.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 3 PM in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Bennetts Creek Chapel, Suffolk, by Pastor Todd Smith.

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3:00 PM 11/9/2019 3:00:00 PM
Bennetts Creek Chapel

2690 Bridge Road
Suffolk, VA 23435

Bennetts Creek Chapel
2690 Bridge Road Suffolk 23435 VA
United States

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