Ned Russell Smith, Jr., 94, of Colerain, OH, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019.

Ned was born in Martins Ferry, OH, on August 2, 1924, a son of the late Ned Russell, Sr. and Helene Amanda (Hall) Smith.

Ned was a WWII veteran and owned his own contracting business for many years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two daughters, Jane Gordon and Kathryn Ann Vensel, three brothers and one sister.

He is survived by two sons, Ned R. (Reni) Smith III, Dillonvale, OH, and Robert C. (Barbara) Smith, Orlando, FL; daughter, Judy L. (Lee) Conaway, also of Martins Ferry. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller Funeral Home, 615 Hanover St., Martins Ferry, where friends will be received Friday, March 15, 2019, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

Belmont Co. Veterans Association will give military honors in the funeral home Friday at 3:45 p.m.

Elks Lodge will hold services Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Condolences to the family may be given by signing the guest book online at www.kellerfuneralhome .com.