Howard “Bud” Clarence Smith, Jr., 83, of Clarksburg passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at United Hospital Center. He was born August 28, 1937 in Horner, WV, son of the late Howard Clarence Smith Sr and Pauline Somerville Smith.
Bud graduated from Washington Irving High School Class of 1955. He served our country in the United States Navy during Vietnam. He retired from the Department of Defense as a Weapons Missile Technician. His passion was doing genealogy, riding motorcycles and dirt bikes, and going to dog competitions. He was a car and truck fanatic.
Bud is survived by four children, Michael Howard Smith, Springfield, VA, Robert Scott Smith, Bridgeport, Kelly Anne Hanson, Bridgeport, Stephanie Linda Bradford and David, Bentonville, AR; six grandchildren, Keith, Kelly, Seneca, David III, Felicia and Rachel; five great grandchildren; one sister, Jeannie Russell, Fort Walton Beach, FL; one step brother, Blaine Gooden, Maryville, TN; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin, “Doc” Smith and Gail “Skip” Smith.
Davis Funeral Home and Onsite Crematory is handling the cremation arrangements for the Smith family. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Online condolences can be made on Davisfuneralhomewv.com. Davis Funeral Home is honored to assist the Smith family.
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