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Clarence W. Smith Jr.

Clarence W. Smith Jr.

WEEMS—Clarence W. “Bunk” Smith Jr., 82, of Weems passed away on January 2.

He was born in Lewisetta on September 1, 1939, to the late Clarence and Gertrude Smith.

He worked 60 plus years at the Tides Inn and Tides Lodge where he met his wife, Anna. Clarence was proud to have serviced in the U.S. Army. However, his favorite accomplishment was becoming the captain of his beloved Miss Ann. Capitan Clarence loved telling stories of his time at the Tides Inn and on the Miss Ann.

Clarence is predeceased by his loving wife Anna Grace Smith.

He is survived by his son, Roger Smith and his wife, Christina, of Weems; and his daughter, Renee Smith and boyfriend, Michael Gaskins of Lively; four grandchildren, Heather Cockrell of Heathsville, Lori Harris of Hartfield, and Quinton Gaskins and Cassie Gaskins of Lively; one brother, Dennis Smith; and two sisters, Mary Lackey and Charlotte Marks; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial will be held later. Gifts in remembrance of Clarence may be made to the Northern Neck YMCA, 39 William B. Graham Court, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, and RAMP (Riverland Area Medical Program, 302 Irvington Road, Kilmarnock, VA 22482.

He will be missed by his loving family and friends.

Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.

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