He was born on November 2, 1943 to the late Henry and Carline (McCain) Smith in Ruleville.
He is preceded in death by wife Helen Waldo Smith, daughter Tina Bradshaw, brothers James W. Smith, Sidney Smith, Wallace Smith and sisters, Rose Wilkerson and Nell Hollingsworth.
Visitation was held Thursday, April 24, 2014, from 10 a.m. to noon at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Ruleville.
Funeral services followed at noon with the Rev. Steve Livingston and Rev. Larry Chouccoli officiating. Burial was in Smith Cemetery in Cascilla.
Pallbearers were Jimmy Smith, Leslie Smith, Lennie Smith, Danny Smith Wallace Smith, and Bubba Hollingsworth. Honorary pallbearers will be Stanley Smith and Gary Smith.
He is survived by son, Chris Smith of Gore Springs; brothers, Harold Smith, Marion Smith and Adren Smith of Cleveland; and sisters, Linda Rocconi and Brenda Browning of Tenn.
Online guest book may be signed at www.williamsandlord.com.