obituary header
Welcome to the memorial page for

Gary G. Smith

May 18, 1944 ~ December 28, 2017 (age 73)

The Piano Brothers

Gary G. Smith, 73, of Maple Drive, Karns City, went to be with the Lord Thursday evening, December 28, 2017 at the VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.

Gary was born in Jeanette on May 18, 1944.  He was the son of the late Gerald J. and Velma J. Baughman Smith.

He was a 1962 graduate of Hempfield Area Senior High School.  Gary was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Chicora and a member of the NRA.  He was a car enthusiast and a Corvette owner.  He enjoyed exercising at the YMCA.  Gary was a proud father, grandfather, and great grandfather and treasured time spent with his family.

Mr. Smith retired following 28 years of service with Yourga Trucking.

He is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart, Sandra Poole Smith, whom he married in Greensburg on March 2, 1963.  Also surviving are four children, Terri L. Geary and her husband, Rich, of Latrobe, Gary F. Smith and his wife, Michele, of Martinez, GA, Jeffrey A. Smith and his wife, Carisa, of Petrolia, and Todd G. Smith and his wife, Tricia, of Grove City; seventeen grandchildren, Adam and Seth Schrecongost, Katie, Tory, and Joey Russo and Jason Geary, Kurtiss, Dylan, and Garret Smith, Justin, Sydney, and Kendyll Smith, Derrick, Ethan, Owen, Cassie, and Alex Smith; four great grandchildren, Destiny, Madison, Brayden, and Enslee Mae; three sisters, Barbara Janis and her husband, Ralph, of Greensburg, Linda Imel and her husband, Elwood “Woody”, of Normalville, and Sindy Woodhams and her husband, Tracy, of Walworth, NY, as well as a number of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Gary is preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora, 339 Chicora Fenelton Rd., Chicora, from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Tuesday.  A funeral service will be held from the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. David Perry, pastor of the Petrolia Evangelical Presbyterian Church, officiating.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Export.  Memorial contributions in Mr. Smith’s memory may be made to The VNA Inpatient Hospice, 115 Technology Dr., Butler, PA 16001.  Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hilefh.com.


 Service Information

A service summary is not available


© 2018 Hile Funeral Homes. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS