Richard Brooks Smallwood

Richard Brooks Smallwood

Richard Brooks Smallwood, 83 of Rochester Twp. passed away on Friday, February 16, 2024, in his home.  He was born in Holly, WV on July 27, 1940 a son of the late Clarence and Desta Smallwood.  He was an owner and operator of Smallwood Tire for 45 years. He was also retired from Valvoline. Rich enjoyed racing motorcycles, quads, trikes and bikes. He was a National Champion of the Senior Class one year.   He loved to go fishing and crabbing in the Outer Banks. Most of all, he loved spending his time with his grandchildren and attending all their events. Some of his most cherished time was spent going home to West Virginia.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Keith Smallwood and a granddaughter, Brook Crognale.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Sandra Smallwood; two children: Kimberly Crognale (Dave Josapak) New Brighton; Randy & Bridget Smallwood, Beaver; 3 grandchildren: Kelsie Crognale (Ryan Haggerty); Shane Smallwood and Seth Smallwood; 2 great grandchildren: Kenzie and Colton Haggerty; and a special brother-in-law: Perry Tice.

Friends will be received on Monday, February 19, 2024 from 2~4 &6~8pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Rochester.  Also, on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 from 10am until the time of Funeral Service at 11am. 

Interment will follow in Oak Grove Freedom Cemetery.

5 thoughts on “Richard Brooks Smallwood

  1. Randy and family,
    I would like to offer my condolences on the passing of your dad, may he rest in peace.

    Rob Knopp

  2. Randy and family,
    Sincere condolences on the loss of your dad. Our prayers are with you.
    We love you guys,
    Barb and Buddy

  3. Sandy and family I want to offer my condolences to you and family. I was saddened to read of Ritchies passing.

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