Warren Thomas Smith Jr.
Warren Thomas Smith Jr., 66, of McClure, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, while a patient of the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
Warren was a resident of McClure for more than four years and previously lived in Philadelphia for 30 years.
He was born Thursday, July 17, 1952, in Bridgeton, N.J., a son of the late Warren T. and Margaret (Hewitt) Smith. On April 22, 1977, Warren married his loving wife, the former Joan Marie (Schreiber) who preceded him in death on March 29, 2011.
Warren faithfully served with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War as a paratrooper and was honorably discharged in 1972. For more than 44 years, Warren was employed as a truck driver and was last worked for Ryder Logistics in Lewistown, until his retirement on June 4, 2018. He was a life member of the OIDA Trucking Club. He enjoyed spending his time bowling, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, camping with family and spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, Warren was also preceded by a brother, Arthur Smith, and two sisters, Linda Murphy and Florence Hawkins.
Survivors include his fiancee, Deborah L. Miller at home; four children, Shannon M. Gonzalez, of Reading; Jennifer G., wife of Wade Shultz, of Bloomsburg; Kristin N., wife of Michael Dorazio, of Catawissa; and Shawn T. Smith and wife, Sheena, of Philadelphia; five grandchildren, Noah Smith, Shawn Smith Jr., Peyton Smith, Jade Shultz, Dakota Shultz, two great- grandchildren, two stepsons; Sean R. Miller and wife Ashley, of Dalmatia, and Kurt M. Miller, of Halifax, and a sister, Shirlee Ann Mitchell, of Landisville, N.J.
A time of visitation for family and friends will be held 11 a.m. to noon, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 at the Allen Funeral Home Inc., 745 Market at Eighth Streets, Bloomsburg.
Funeral Services will begin at noon, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at the Allen Funeral Home Inc. with the Rev. Greg Moore, chaplain of American Legion Post 273, officiating. A combined group of VFW and American Legion will provided military honors. The Allen Funeral Home Inc., is honored to be serving the Smith family.
Memorial contributions in Warren’s name are suggested to: American Cancer Society c/o Columbia County Unit 1948 East 3rd St. Williamsport, PA 17701. Friends and family wishing to send a memorial gift, share a personal memory or offer condolences to the family, a Memorial Tribute Page in Warren’s honor and a Sympathy Store are available at www.Allen-FuneralHome. com.