He is a native of Blue Island, Illinois. Mr. Smith attended Victory Baptist Church in Tullahoma and was a Foreman at Stanley Tool. He is preceded in death by his father, Paul Smith, a brother, Eugene Smith and a grandson, Devonte Thomas.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Smith of Tullahoma, sons, Jamie (Taneasia) Smith of Tullahoma, Deion Hanley of Tullahoma, daughter, Keisha Bright of Tullahoma, mother, Dorothy (Sam) Nease of Tullahoma, brothers, David (Sharlotte) Smith of Tullahoma, William (Judy) Smith of Ooltewah, TN, Michael Smith of Hillsboro, Tony (Becky) Smith of Tullahoma,, Steve (Jennifer) Pursley of Tullahoma, sisters, Louise Bryant of Tullahoma, Pam (Ricky) Tawwater of Tullahoma, grandchildren, Joshua and Jasmine Bright, Zaccahae Smith, DeAndre Carr, Tileshia Baugh, and Bentley Hanley and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation with the family will be Friday, from 4:00PM until 9:00PM at Victory Baptist Church.
Services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00PM at Victory Baptist Church with Bro. Jack Lambert officiating.
Burial will follow in the Bethany Cemetery.
Tullahoma Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.