Edward H. Smith “Booty” departed this life on August 18, 2018 at the age of 82. He was preceded in death by his parents, William J. and Annie B. Smith; sister, Doris S. DuPriest; and brother, William J. Smith, Jr. He is survived by one sister, Alice S. Kellam and husband George; and seven nieces and nephews. “Booty” served as a Military Policeman in the U.S. Army from 1954 – 1964 where he was stationed in Munich, Germany. After returning home he worked for the U.S. Postal Service as both a postal clerk and a rural carrier. A lifetime member of Lawrenceville United Methodist Church, he was also a member of the American Legion. A graveside service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 25, at Oakwood Cemetery, Lawrenceville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lawrenceville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 2, Lawrenceville, VA 23868.