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William G. Smith

William G. Smith, age 50, of Edgewood, Maryland passed away on December 10, 2019.  He was the son of William Smith and his wife, Evangeline, of Monrovia, Liberia and Arda Thompson Collins and her husband, Thomas, of Edgewood. William served his country and received an honorable discharge after completion of required active service in the United States Marine Corps.

In addition to his parents, William is survived by his sisters Sheryl A. Collins of Rochester, MN, Reina F. Smith and husband, Anthony Allen, of Montclair, NJ, Danielle T. Smith of Syracuse, NY, Marlene W. Smith of Olney, MD and Gyivan S. Collins-Jackson of Fayetteville, NC; his brothers Thomas G. Collins and wife Paula, of Chichester, PA, Hilary R. Cooper of Las Vegas, NV, Preston Jackson of Fayetteville, NC, Sherif G. Collins and wife, Felicia of Philadelphia, PA, Augustyniack G. Collins of Edgewood, MD, and Brandon P. Smith and wife, Shelby of Olney, MD; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in honor of William may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at or (855) 448-3997. For online Honor/Memory acknowledgements information, please enter: Danielle Smith, 868 Lancaster Avenue, Syracuse, New York, 13210.

Homegoing will be held on Friday, December 20, 2019 at McComas Family Funeral Home, 1317 Cokesbury Road, Abingdon, MD 21009. Viewing is from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM and funeral is at 11:00 AM.

For more information, please contact:
Reina Smith at 973-420-3800
Danielle Smith at 585-813-7375
Marlene Smith at 646-284-5013
Brandon Smith at 540-273-9932