Thomas “Lee” Wright Smith, age 31, of Lahmansville, WV, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg, WV. He was born on April 28, 1992 in Petersburg, WV, the son of the late Billy Jo Smith and Cathy Lynn Anderson (fiancé Jim Fairgrieve) of Barton, MD.
Lee graduated in 2011 from Petersburg High School and was a Christian by faith. He was employed by Pilgrim’s Pride in Moorefield and previously worked for Lumber & Things, Inc. in Keyser, WV. In his spare time, Lee enjoyed riding 4-wheelers and dirt bikes.
In addition to his mother, Lee is survived by: 2 sisters, Deedee Keplinger (Eugene) of Lahmansville, WV; Cheyenne Smith of Cresaptown, MD; a brother, Billy Jo Smith Jr. of Lahmansville, WV; and a maternal grandmother, Mary Ellen Anderson of Fort Ashby, WV. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Diane Smith and a nephew, Dennis Melvin “Sparky” Stewart, III.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and under the care of the Basagic Funeral Home in Petersburg, WV.
Memorials may be made to the Grant County School Special Education Program, 204 Jefferson Ave. Petersburg, WV 26847 or calling 304-257-1011. Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.