In Loving

Orben Louis Smith

July 24, 1935 – May 4, 2024

Orben Louis Smith, 88, of Hopewell, Va passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2024, in Tri-Cities Hospital.
Orben was born in Wimauma, FL, and served in the military. He retired from Tampa Electric in Tampa, Florida.
One of Orben’s delights was working for the Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center.  After retiring he worked part-time showing the Manatees and greeting the guests.
Orben was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 2005.
Survivors include his wife, Gwendolyn Smith; his daughter; and son-in-law, Lori and David Moreda of Tampa, Florida.  He was predeceased by his parents, Harmon and Ottie Smith; his daughter, Liane Smith both of Riverview, Florida; and his son, Louis Bartoli of Millsboro, Delaware.