Archive - Oct 10, 2012 - Obituary
Bernard Eugene âPokeyâ Smith, 84, guest at the Jefferson Manor, formerly of Brookville, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at Jefferson Manor surrounded by his family.
Mr. Smith was born Jan. 7, 1928, the son of the late Percy Parker Smith and Leona Geer Smith, in Grange, Pa.
Feb. 9, 1949, in Punxsutawney, he married Wilma Grace Pearce, who preceded him in death Oct. 13, 1998.
Mr. Smith was a World War II US Army veteran âÂ Hq. Co. #1 Det. Ft. Jackson, S.C.
He worked as a miner and later retired as a caretaker for Deemers in Brookville.