On July 12, 2004, G. VERNER SMITH, 73 of Spring Hill, FL. Mr. Smith was born in Chester, PA. He was a graduate of PMC (now Widener University). He came to Spring Hill from Towson, MD, where he worked as a Sales Rep for Carey Machinery & Supply Company. He founded Verco Inc., a material handling installation company and also built several houses. He is survived by his wife, Joan Leet Smith of Spring Hill, a daughter, Stacy S. Faulkner of East Grant Rapids, MI, and two sons, V. Scott Smith of Longwood, FL, and Spencer L. Smith of Radford, VA. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, a brother W. Lehman Smith of Hancock, NH. The family request memorial gifts be sent to Save the Manatee Club, 500 N. Maitland Avenue, Maitland, FL, 32751.