Corbly Vincent Smith Obituary

C. V. Smith

C. Vincent Smith, Esq., a well known citizen of Bluff, this county, died at the Waynesburg Hospital, Sunday morning, Dec. 12, aged 48 years. He had been in declining health for some months as the result of Bright's disease. Recently he was brought to the Waynesburg hospital at his own request, in the hope of receiving benefit, but nothing could be done by physicians toward improving his condition. He was the eldest son of Rev. Thomas B. Smith, deceased, who formerly lived in this county, but who died about two years ago in Ohio. C. V. Smith had for a number of years been successfully engaged in farming and stock raising and was also a live-stock dealer. He was well known in Waynesburg and throughout the western part of the county. IN politics he was a Republican and was always an active worker in the party. He was a member of the Methodist Protestant church. He was unite din marriage to Miss Agnes Orndoff, who with three sons, John Corbly and Charles, and two daughters, Mary and Nellie, survive him. Beside these his mother and the following brothers and sisters survive him: Hon. M. G. Smith and John Smith, of Chicago, Melvin, of Cleveland, O., Charles, of Pittsburg, Mrs. Porter Loaf, of Cameron, W. Va., and Mrs. A. B. Throckmorton, of Rogersville. After brief services at the home, on Tuesday, the remains were taken to the Rogersville M. P. church, where at 2 p.m. the regular funeral services were conducted, the sermon being by Rev. W. H. Gladden. Representatives of the Waynesburg Masonic Lodge, of which deceased was a member, and a number of friends from Waynesburg attended. The burial was in Rosemont cemetery in accordance with the rites of the lodge.

Waynesburg Republican, December 16, 1909 (Greene County, PA)

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