Obituaries 06-29-23

June 27, 2023


Nov. 9, 1956-June 25, 2023

A memorial service for David Page Smith, 66, of Meadville, will be held

at a later date. At his request, there will be no funeral services.

Born on Nov. 9, 1956 in Natchez to Billy Gene Smith, Sr., and Anita Page

Smith, he was a retired Welder, having worked for a number of large

construction companies over the years. He loved spending time in the

great outdoors fishing, hunting wildlife and searching for arrowheads

and rocks. He enjoyed cooking, planting a garden and sharing his

vegetables. He loved spending time with his friends and family.

He died on Sunday, June 25, 2023 at PAM Specialty Hospital in Hammond,


He is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jessie Smith and Adam

and Katie Smith; his grandson, Jax Smith; his sister, Deborah Sullivan;

his brothers-in-law, Bo Sullivan and Rick Carter; his nieces, Savannah

Pollan, April Smith and Amber Carter; his nephews, Jason Carter and

Justin Carter; five great-nieces and a great-nephews, along with a

special friend and great-niece, Kylee Pollan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Billy Gene Smith, Sr., and

Anita Page Smith Bradley; his stepfather, David Bradley; a brother,

Billy Gene Smith, Jr.; and a sister, Theresa Carter.

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Franklin Funeral Home of Meadville is in charge of arrangements.