Ralph Joseph Smith



Damascus, Virginia


Mr. Ralph Joseph Smith, 91, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022 at his home in Damascus, Virginia.


Mr. Smith was born September 22, 1930 in Alvarado, Virginia to the late Clarence and Blanche McNeil Smith. Ralph was a lifelong resident of Washington County, a member of Liberty Hall Masonic Lodge, a member of the Shriners, a former Chairman of the Washington County Board of Supervisors.


In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth Smith.

He is survived by one son, Mike Smith and wife Tammy of Bristol, Virginia; three grandsons, Jarrod Smith and wife Amber of Bristol, Tennessee, Elliot Smith of Bristol, Virginia, and John Morgan Smith of Charlotte, North Carolina; his faithful companion, Wanda Blackburn; one brother, Dean Smith and wife Jane of Alvarado, Virginia; one sister, Helen Wood of Abingdon, Virginia.


Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Sunset Memorial Park in Damascus, Virginia with Reverend Jerry Eggers officiating. Masonic rights will be rendered by Liberty Hall Lodge No. 104 of Damascus, Virginia. All those wishing to attend the service are asked to arrive at the cemetery by 1:45 P.M.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 or at www.stjude.org.


Frost Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Mr. Ralph Smith.

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