Morgan Hahn Smith, Jr.
Portsmouth - Morgan Hahn Smith Jr.
(Chip) was born on December 6, 1949 and passed away peacefully on
September 17, 2015 at Maryview Hospital in Portsmouth, VA after battling
a long term illness. He was 65 yrs. old. He is survived by his
children; Sunny Gretsky (Tom Gretsky), Ben Smith (Tatum Smith); his
siblings, Pat Robinson (Charlie Robinson), Maureen Markley (Larry
Markley), Greg Smith (Denise Smith), brother-in-law Bill Lindley; and
his grandchildren Ethan, Emily, Cole, Chloe, Reagan and Ryan. He was
predeceased by his sister Bonnie Lindley.
Chip attended York high
school where he played football. He graduated from Wiesbaden High
School located on Wiesbaden AFB in Germany. He received his associate
degree from Gulf Coast College in Panama City, FL. He returned to the
tidewater area where he raised his family. He loved to bowl, play golf,
coach and watch his kids play sports. Chip was a diehard Washington
Redskins and FSU fan.
Chip was an accomplished building supplies
salesman and was well known in the industry. He was charming,
entertaining and generous. He was passionate about his work and loved
Chip will be buried alongside his parents, Col. Morgan H. Smith RET and Rosemary C. Smith in Lehighton, PA.
family will receive friends for a celebration of life on Monday
September 21, 2015 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Cahoon Plantation Golf
Club, 1501 Cahoon Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23322.