A native of Ridgeway, Illinois he was a son of the late William Burt Smith and Carrie Lois Grissom.
He was a delivery man for a pipeline company. He was a member of the Salem Presbyterian Church in Salem Illinois. Mr. Smith was a Past Master of the Masonic Lodge in Salem.
Mr. Smith is survived by his son and daughter-in-law William and Phyllis Smith of Tullahoma. Grandson; Rodger (Chasidy) Smith of Mascouth, Illinois. Granddughters; Rebecca (Kenneth Bringle) Zinser of Tampa, Florida and Robin (Roland) Bruyns of Madison, Alabama. Great-Grandchildren; Colin Bruyns, Owen Bruyns, Alex Smith and Derek Smith.
Funeral services will be held at a later date in Salem, Illinois with burial in Eastlawn Cemetery in Salem.
LYNCHBURG FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS.