Nicholas A. "Mr. Nick" Smith Sr., 62, died April 14, 2014, at his home in Akron, Ohio, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Buckhannon, a son of Morris A., who preceded him in death and Bessie Butcher Smith. who survives. Also surviving are his children, Nicholas Smith Jr. and wife, Cassandra; Tabetha Kridler and husband, John; Catherine "Nichole" Smith and husband, Michael; and Shawn Smith and wife, Kristin; 18 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four brothers; three sisters; and faithful companion, Elvis.
Nick served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Friends will be received Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from Noon to 2 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Indian Camp Church Cemetery in French Creek, where the Upshur County Honor Guard will conduct military honors.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.