Jan. 11, 2012
Ernel J. Smith Sr., 94, of Mililani, a retired cable splicer at Fort Shafter and Hawaiian Telephone Co. and an Army veteran of World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons William, Ernel and Jan; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal service: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual or aloha attire.