Joseph F. Smith, Jr.

April 23, 2019

Joseph Frederick Smith Jr., of Doylestown died on April 23, 2019 at Neshaminy Manor. He was 79 years old and the husband of the late Kathleen Smith.

Born in Doylestown, he was the son of the late, Joseph F. and Mildred Webster Smith.

Joe graduated from Central Bucks High School in 1957. Joe served in the U. S. Air Force from January 11,1962 until December 10, 1965 . After the Air Force Joe became a letter carrier in his beloved hometown of Doylestown for the United States Post Office, retiring after more than 30 years.

Joe was a die hard Phillies and 76er’s fan and loved big 5 basketball. For some unknown reason he also was a big fan of an NFL team from Texas that we will not mention here.

Joe is survived by two sons: Joseph F. Smith. III (Alison) of Indianapolis, Indiana and David James Smith (Lisa Thibodeaux) of Clearwater, Flordia. Joe was the grandfather of Owen and Kyla Smith of Indianapolis and the great-grandfather of Caleb Smith of Indianapolis. Also surviving are his sister Cherie Sheckard of Benton, Pennsylvania and his best friend, Russ Naylor of Chalfont.

Relatives and friends are invited to his grave side service at 10 a.m., Friday, June 21 at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, 830 Highland Road, Newtown.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Joe’s name to: Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KA 66675-8517 or


10 a.m., Friday, June 21
Washington Crossing National Cemetery
830 Highland Road, Newtown


Washington Crossing National Cemetery
830 Highland Road, Newtown