April 29 was a sad day.
My longtime friend Scottie Smith passed away. Scottie was a gentleman and a scholar. He and I graduated from the same university and for a brief period of time were business partners. Scottie and I studied under some of the same professors for several years. We also attended the same church (Clarksburg Christian) where Scottie served as a Deacon. Scottie and his wife Norma, also a teacher and graduate of the same university, were faithful members of the church for many years.
Rest in peace Scottie.
Ben Morris, MA, RPA is an archaeological and historical columnist for the Daily News. He can be reached at 812-932-0298 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 29 was a sad day.
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