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Leonard Bertram Smith

January 2, 1937 ~ March 19, 2022 (age 85)


Leonard Bertram Smith, 85, of McKeesport PA, was born January 2, 1937, in McKeesport, PA. He was the beloved son to late Theodore and Hettie (Crawford) Smith.

 After school Leonard enlisted in the United States Army and the Air Force.  Leonard worked as a Security Guard for CCAC and retired from 30 years of service with the United States Steel  Corporation of Duquesne Works. Leonard was married to his late bride Nancy for 43 years. Leonard and Nancy lived in Mckeesport, PA., until their health was failing and later moved with their son, Theodore in Pittsburgh, PA.

Leonard was a devoted husband and father. He loved watching western movies and taken his grandchildren to baseball games. He enjoyed his “Jolly Ranchers”. He was a former member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Leonard was active in many ELK organizations, such as, Booker T. Washington Lodge # 218 IBPOEW where he served as Treasurer for several years, he also served as Steel City Council # 8 where he served as Forrester, he served as trustee for Tri State Conference of Council, Henry C. Post 666 American Legion he served in the military in the United States Army and the Air Force. He received his honor as a past state president under the Beauty and Talent Department of the ELKs.

Leonard departed this life on March 19, 2022, at Pittsburgh, PA. He was preceded in death by his, father, Theodore William Smith, mother, Hettie Mae (Crawford) Smith, brother, Gerald Smith, and wife, Nancy J. Smith.  

Leonard is survived by his loving children; son and daughter in law, Theodore (Shala) Smith; two sons, Leonard Smith, Jr., Mark Robertson; daughter, Michelle Atkins; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Lois Jean Curry; nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.


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March 27, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc.
2326 Jenny Lind Street
McKeesport, PA 15132

Funeral Service
March 28, 2022

12:00 PM
Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc.
2326 Jenny Lind Street
McKeesport, PA 15132

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