FLINTSTONE William E. "Bill" Smyth, 85, died, Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at his residence. He was born June 12, 1927 in St. Elmo, Tenn., to the late Robert Henry and Mary Georgia Ann (Anderson) Smyth. He was preceded in death by his wife Norma F. Smyth; two grandchildren Karla D. Tackett and Robert Wes Smyth, Jr.; and four brothers.Mr. Smyth was a member of the St. Elmo Church of Christ, the American Legion Ft. Oglethorpe Post 214, and Rossville Masonic Lodge # 397. He was a World War II veteran of the American Merchant Marines and a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.Survivors include sons John Deck Smyth, Robert Wes Smyth and William Vic Smyth; ten grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.Funeral Services will be held today, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. in the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Minister John T. Smithson officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist 404 S. Moore Road Chattanooga, Tennessee 423-698-2541.