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Kenneth Wayne Smith
Kenneth Wayne Smith

Kenneth W. Smith, 58, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Kenneth was born in Maine, but grew up in Newport, R.I.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Phyllis Bramwell and daughter, Jessica Hudgins.

Left to cherish Kenneth’s memory are his loving wife, Ann; father, Larry Bramwell; mother-in-law; grandchildren, Sarah and Erin Hudgins; son-in-law, Pete Hudgins; four brothers and four sisters; and many nieces and nephews.

The family received friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd. in Virginia Beach, on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 5-7 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m., officiated by Pastor Michael G. Blankenship. A graveside service will be held on Friday, Sept. 23rd, at 10 a.m., Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk.

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