Edward J. “Ed” Smith Jr., 65, of Fenelton, went to be with the Lord unexpectedly Tuesday morning January 26, 2021 at his residence.
Edward was born in Kittanning on June 12, 1955. He was the son of Peggy Ann Taylor Smith of Chicora and the late Edward J. Smith Sr.
Ed was a graduate of Kittanning High School. He had been employed at both Pullman Standard and Trinity in Butler.
Ed was very close with his grandson, Cody, and enjoyed fishing trips with him to Erie and hunting trips. Ed enjoyed the company of his long time caretakers, his grandson, Cody, “sister” Amy, Susan Kochan and his good friend, Marsha from Montana. Ed enjoyed, and never missed one of, Cody’s Motocross Races.
In addition to his mother, Ed is survived by his grandson, Cody Smith and his girlfriend, Jessica Pinkerton, of Boyers, a granddaughter, Izabelle Smith of West Sunbury; three sisters, Ann Livengood and her husband, Dave, of Ford City, Amy Stevenson and her husband, Jay, of East Brady, and Dorinda Quinn of Cortland, OH; a brother, Shaun Smith and his wife, Rhonda, of Fenelton, as well as a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his father, Ed was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah Codispot Smith, a son, Edward Smith III and his paternal grandmother, Josephine Smith.
There will be no public service. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora.
In Ed’s memory, the family asks that you make a donation to defray expenses by visiting www.hilefh.com.