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Thomas Smith

May 21, 1948 - August 30, 2020

Thomas C. Smith, 72 of Wheeling, WV, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020 in Wheeling Hospital.
Tom was born in 1948, son of the late Harold and Dorothy Smith of Weirton, WV. He was a graduate of Weir High and West Liberty State College where he met his wife Sue and earned a degree in Graphic Arts.
Tom was the owner/operator of Berry Supply Corporation of Wheeling. He had taken over the business from his late father-in-law, Frank Voitle, operating it from 1984 until his retirement in 2018. Tom enjoyed spending time with his family, camping, kayaking, antique shopping, fixing everything around the house and making things with his hands. He especially enjoyed making pottery at Stifel Fine Arts Center.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister, Sandy Boerner. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sue Smith; two daughters, Heather (Dan) Henthorne and Amanda (Michael) Reckline; a son, Andrew (Amy) Smith; and four grandchildren, Jonah, Molly, Lilly and Julia, all of Wheeling
Friends will be received from 5-8 pm, Thursday, September 3, 2020, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger St., Wheeling. Funeral services will be private. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Oglebay Institute Stifel Fine Arts Center,1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003 (click here) or Corpus Christi School, 1512 Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003 (click here). Contributions can also be made online at by clicking here

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, September 3, 2020

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Cemetery Information


Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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