Darren Atlee Smith, Sr., age 56, of Hancock, Md., passed away at his home on Friday, October 19, 2018.
Born July 5, 1962, in McConnellsburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Daniel W. Smith and Beverly L. (Miller) Clark.
He was a retired carpentry contractor.
He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter of mushrooms, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and his family, who were dearly loved and very important to him.
He is survived by his loving wife, Cathy (Iden) Smith; a daughter, Heather Golden and her husband, Greg; a son, Darren A. Smith, Jr. and his wife, Lori; four grandchildren, Lakyn, Atlee, and Leah Unger, and Skylar Smith; four step-grandchildren, Ashley Johnson, Bailey Lynch, Gregory Golden, III, and Trinity Golden; two brothers, Devon and Danny Smith; and two sisters, Cindy Mellott and Sabrina Hann.
A memorial service, to honor him, will be held at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at the Orchard Ridge First Church of God, 14128 Orchard Ridge Road, Hancock, with Pastor Jeffrey Hawbaker officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements were handled by the Grove Funeral Home, in Hancock.
Online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh.com.