Smith 001Scott Owen Smith

Scott Owen Smith, 43, of 8 Smith Hollow Road, Hot Springs, Virginia died Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.
He was born March 23, 1970 in Clifton Forge, Virginia the son of Julia Bogan Smith and the late Charles Thomas Smith. On February 13, 1999, he married Tamra Claytor Smith.
He was a former systems analyst for the County of Rockingham. Scott was a 1990 Graduate of Bath County High School; and a 1995 Graduate of Emory & Henry College with a degree in Math and Physics and a minor in Computer Science. He was a member of the Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church. He loved working with computers, cooking, photography and trains. He enjoyed the history of Bacova and the Tide Water Lumber Company. He was a loving husband, son and brother.
He is survived by his mother, Julia Bogan Smith of Hot Springs; his wife of 14 years, Tamra Claytor Smith of Hot Springs; a brother, Michael Todd Smith & friend Mark Stropes of Vinton, Virginia; a special aunt & uncle Paul & Donna Smith of Covington; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at McLaughlin & Young Funeral Home with Dr. Gary Pillow officiating. Interment will be in Union Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Pat Bogan, Jamie Lowry, Eddie Swearengin, Dennis Swearengin, Stephen Turner, Danny Cash, Teddy Bogan, Mike Claytor & Jason Deel. Honorary Pallbearers will be James Lesniak, Carolyn Milzman, Erin Shinault, Kevin David; all nurses, aides and staff of 10 Mountain @ Roanoke Memorial Hospital. RMH is a fine organization dedicated to healing with caring compassion.
The family will receive friends any time at the home of Julia & Tamra in Hot Springs.
Memorial contributions may be made to Union Chapel Cemetery, Inc. c/o Wayne Peery, 533 Peery Hollow Road, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445 or Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church, c/o Jamie Lowry, 2582 Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445.