Holland District Ruritans

Fellowship. Goodwill. Community Service.

SUFFOLK- Dennis Neil ‘Denny’ Smith, 69, died February 11, 2021. A native of Mt. Airy, North Carolina, he was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Margaret Speight Smith; and brother, David Smith. Denny was the retired Director of Operations at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital. He was a member of the Doric Masonic Lodge #44 in Greenbrier and the Cypress Chapel Ruritan Club. As well as the Khedive Shrine Golf Club in Virginia Beach.

Denny is survived by his wife, Lisa A. Smith; daughter, Linsey Morgan and husband Eric; son, Ryan McMasters and wife Nicole; three sisters, Donna Wray, Betty Waid and Karen Sue Inch; and five granddaughters, Jennifer Wells, Savannah Vance, Addison McMasters, Olivia Morgan and Avery McMasters.

A memorial service with Masonic Rites will be held on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 4 PM in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. www.SturtevantFH.com