Arthur B. ''Handlebars'' Smith, Jr., 84, of West Columbia, South Carolina, formerly of Daisytown, PA, died Thursday, July 15, 2021. Born in McKeesport on March 18, 1937, he was the son of the late Arthur B. and Edith M. (Long) Smith, Sr.
Art was a retired truck driver for Super Value. He enjoyed farming, hunting, camping, and especially spending time with family. One of his favorite past times was singing and playing music at Blue Grass festivals, senior centers, and with the Old Time Fiddlers.
He is survived by his wife, Martha (Mimidis) Speers Smith; sons, Walter D. Smith of Ankeny, Iowa and William R. Smith of Jeannette; daughters, Mary Ann (Rene') Von Arx of Brigham, Quebec, Carol J. Smartnick of Greensburg, Edie M. (Kevin) Welshons of Ligonier, Esther R. (James) Todd of Deltona, Florida and Patricia J. Gillon of Belle Vernon;11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; as well as step children, Van (Robin) Speers of Aliquippa, Peggy (Arnold) Alier of West Columbia, SC, and Scott Speers of Miami, OK; 8 step-grandchildren and 11 step-great grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. and from in the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) www.jamesstumpfuneralhome.com where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11:00 am with Pastor Gary Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Salem Cemetery, Rostraver Township, PA.