Mr. Smith died Dec. 2 at his home in Eddyville. He was a timber cutter and of the Baptist faith. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No.5595 in Princeton, the Rosine Masonic Lodge in Ohio County and was an United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jeanette and James Smith; a brother, James Thomas Smith, and three sisters; Helen Johnson, Ruby Kuykendel and Jenny Fernadez.
Survivors are: his wife, Betty Smith of Eddyville, two daughters, Penny Smith of Cadiz; Mary Smith of Princeton; three sisters, Shirley Osborne, Dona Embry, and Martha Riley, all of Ohio County; five grandchildren;ten great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc. in Cadiz.