Thomas Smoyer

Obituary of Thomas Long Smoyer

Thomas Long Smoyer, 68, of Pottstown, PA, passed away on February 12, 2022, at Pottstown Hospital. He was the husband of the late Valerie S. Smoyer, who passed away in 2019.

Born in Pottstown, PA, on May 28, 1953, Tom was the son of the late Donald H. Smoyer Sr. and Elizabeth “Betty” (Overholtzer) Smoyer.

Tom graduated from Pottstown High School and worked as a mechanic for many years until becoming an operator for Martin Stone Quarries Inc. in Bechtelsville, PA. Outside of work, Tom enjoyed working in his garage, welding, watching football and NASCAR, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his children.

Tom is lovingly remembered by his children, Jeremy Smoyer, Thomas Smoyer, Nate Smoyer, and Jessie Smoyer; his stepchildren, Meghan Large and Ryan Large; and his brother, Donald Smoyer Jr.

In addition to his wife and parents, Tom is predeceased by his brother, Joseph Ronald Smoyer.

A memorial service will take place on Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at JRNY Church – Phoenixville Campus, 400 Franklin Ave., Suite 130, Phoenixville, PA 19460. If anyone has any photos of Tom, his daughter Jessie is kindly requesting you bring a copy for her.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tom’s memory to Vickie’s Angel Foundation at!/donation/checkout. Vickie’s Angel Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit with a mission of helping families fighting cancer who have difficulties paying their bills during the challenging times of undergoing cancer treatments.

Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464, will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at