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Leonard E. Smoot

October 21, 2013

Kill Devil Hills- On Monday October 21, 2013 Leonard E. Smoot, “Lenny” unexpectedly passed away in his Outer Banks beach home. Lenny was born on November 28, 1947 in Arlington, VA. He was 65 years of age. Lenny was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Myrtle Smoot.

Lenny served 25 years with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department as a Technician and more than 10 years as an assistant to the Fire Marshall. Lenny was a devoted and loving father, a die-hard REDSKIN and NASCAR fan and thoroughly enjoyed working outdoors in his yard.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Joyce, daughters Laura (Lee), Stephanie and son Jeff (Josie). He also leaves behind his best friend and twin brother Bruce (Danielle), Bill (Sheila), Mike (Tanya); Sisters Cindy McBride (Don) and Joyce Creel (Donnie); Grandchildren Anna, Zachary and Keegan. Lenny also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

 A visitation will be held on Monday October 28, 2013 at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm. The funeral service will be held at the same location on Tuesday October 29, 201 at 10 am. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Fairfax County Fire Association or the American Heart Association.

Condolences to the family may be expressed via the on-line register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with local  arrangements.