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Winfred Lee “Smitty” Smith Jr.

December 1, 1941 - April 7, 2021

A celebration of life will be held at 2 pm Friday, April 16, 2021 at the Tharp Funeral Home Chapel Lynchburg.

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R.I.P. Smitty God bless, love you

Posted by O\'shay Morris on April 16, 2021

RIP Uncle Smitty never forgotten and condolences to my family love you all ❤

Posted by Marcia Smith on April 16, 2021

To the family of Smitty! I was soo sorry to hear about the lost of your Beloved Smitty" He will never be forgotten for his love for ECGlass athletes! He has left his anthem for them, "Go Big Blue" RIP our friend!!

Posted by Betty Scott on April 15, 2021

"Come on Big Blue". "Come on Big Orange". You could hear him all over the stadium on Friday nights. Someone said "Smitty" was such a fan that he even went to watch practice. He was a guy I always enjoyed seeing. I will miss "Smitty". I never knew his real name. He loved his sports.

Posted by Stuart Porter on April 13, 2021

Condolences to the family. RIP Smitty

Posted by Anonymous on April 12, 2021

Condolences to the family. RIP Smitty

Posted by Anonymous on April 12, 2021

To Share My Sympathy and Condolences To The Smith Family. RIP Winfred Smitty Smith AKA Big Blue .

Posted by Melvyn Skinner on April 12, 2021

To the family of Winfred Lee "Smitty" Smith Jr. You have my deepest sympathy. May he rest in peace.

Posted by Wilhelmina Prier on April 11, 2021

Lynchburg has lost one of its favorite and loyal citizens who loved, and supported the city's student-athletes from both sides(E. C. Glass and Heritage), when they were not playing each other rain or shine, for many generations like clockwork! Mr. "Smitty" will be missed. THANK YOU!

Posted by J. E. Johnson on April 11, 2021

It was such a joy to be in the presence of Smitty through my teenage and adult years. I would always look for him when I would come over to visit. He would make me laugh so hard, probably some of the best laughter I have had in my life. He always made sure to ask about my family from A to Z, he knew all the names. Smitty was joy to be around, I wish there were more people in my life to light up those dark places with laughter and share a joke with no boundaries. Smitty will always be one of a kind in my book. I will miss you..Nothing from Nothing leaves Nothing..I will always remember those words. Rest Easy Until we meet Again

Posted by Kahdijah Waller on April 10, 2021

What a great person! It was always a pleasure to be greeted so warmly by Smitty and to laugh about something! Or to find out something about somebody we knew!! He has always had a special place in my heart and now I expect special memories to last forever! Love and sincerest condolences to Peggy, Marvin and Family!

Posted by Cynthia Coles on April 10, 2021

My sincerest condolences to the family. Love to all of you during this difficult time.

Posted by Tonya Clark-Trotman on April 10, 2021

Sorry to hear about my friend. I didn’t know what had happened to him. He was a funny guy and a true friend if he liked you. Rest In Peace dear friend. ‘Pee Wee “

Posted by Howard White on April 9, 2021

My heart felt condolences go out to the family. I will always remember "Smitty" from our early beginnings on White Rock Hill and Governor's Store. May he RIP.

Posted by Patricia Hamilton (Pat Joplin) on April 9, 2021

My deepest condolences to the Smith Family relatives and many friends that loved Smitty. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Smitty was a good man and friend. I will miss him. God bless! Love, Cornelia “Connie” Amos-Parsons

Posted by Connie Amos-Parsons on April 9, 2021

My prayers and condolences to Smitty's family. May God comfort all of you.

Posted by Katie Walker-Harvey on April 9, 2021

It's so sad to hear the lost of my dear cousin and my friend.Smitty was one of a kind,he came to every football,basketball game I play at E.C. Glass,he would come in the lock room and give us a talk.You will be miss,but never forgotten!LoveYou!

Posted by Robert Flood on April 9, 2021

Lou and I am sorry for you loss. Stay strong I know it is hard. My condolences to you and your family.

Posted by Sharon Washington on April 9, 2021

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