William Dale Smith, Jr. (Bill) was born on March 27, 1955, the son of William Dale
Smith, Sr. and Shirley Joanne Smith in Victorville, CA at George Air Force
Base. He grew up in California and Brookville, PA and was a 1973 Brookville High
School graduate. He married Judy Schulz on April 3, 1992, in Topeka, KS. Bill was
a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gallatin Ward. He
served three missions for the Church: at the Independence Missouri Employment
Center, in Baton Rouge Louisiana and at Adam-Ondi-Ahman in Jameson Missouri.
Bill was always looking to learn something new; he studied everything. He had a
very mechanical mind and enjoyed working on vehicles; he enjoyed a challenge.
Bill loved his family more than anything. His parents, siblings, children,
grandchildren, and great-grandchildren were extremely important to him. He
will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Bill was preceded in death by a daughter, Jody Huske, his father, William Dale
Smith, Sr. and his stepmother Jean Weick. He is survived by his wife, Judy Smith
of Gallatin, MO; children, Christy Hinkson (David) of Logan, UT, Mark Riches
(Jennifer) of Cookeville, TN, Wendy Riches of Gallatin, MO, Debby Moon (Scott) of
Provo, UT, Roy Huske of Topeka, KS, Troy Smith (Kristi) of Topeka, KS, and Mike
Riches (Ally) of Bentonville, AR; his mother, Joanne Chesnutt
of Brookville, PA; and siblings, Teresa Bullers (Terry) of Brookville, PA, Robert
Smith (Mary) of Brookville, PA, Patricia Gillespie (William) of Randallstown, MD,
Tina Zimmerman (Timothy) of Brookville, PA and DeeRose of Ohio. 34
grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and
other extended family members also survive.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children
Research Hospital in care of the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at
11:00 AM, Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints in Gallatin. The family will receive friends from one-hour prior to the
service at the church. Services and burial are pending in Brookville, PA under the
direction of McKinney d'Argy Funeral Home. Local arrangements entrusted to the
care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin (660) 663-2117. Online
guestbook at www.stithfamilyfunerals.com
Funeral arrangements in Brookville: Family and friends will be received on Friday, March 4, 2022, from 6pm – 8pm at the McKinney – d’Argy Funeral Home, 345 Main Street, Brookville, PA 15825. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2022, beginning at 11am, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2765 N. Maplevale Road, Brookville, PA 15825, and presided by Bishop Jeff Siebach. Interment will take place at Meade Chapel Cemetery, Knox Twp., Jefferson Co., PA. Online condolences and other information may be found by visiting www.mckinneydargy.com