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Albert Kenneth Smith Jr.

September 12, 1948 ~ November 24, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Albert Smith Jr. Obituary

      We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Albert Kenneth Smith Jr, who passed away surrounded by his loved ones on November 24,2023. He bravely battled Parkinson's, and his spirit and soul thrived as long as possible with the Lord's grace and strength. He was truly witty, full of jokes, loved his family wholeheartedly, worked hard his entire life, strongly loved his grandchildren and The Lord. He  happily enjoyed the great outdoors, bird watching, and had superior talents as a mechanically gifted fellow, His kind, gentle, loving presence will be greatly missed. Mr. Smith worked for Western Auto from 1980-1997. He was also a member of Walker Spring Baptist Church

      Mr. Smith is survived by;  his loving companion and wife of 54 Years, Gayle Smith, and his sons; Jeffrey (Natalie) And Jeremy (Joan), his brother; Warren ( Connie) Smith, his sister; Jane Bergan, and his grandchildren; Clayton Smith, Hannah Smith, Emma Smith, Ruby Corinne Smith, Joseph Smith and Samuel Smith.

     Mr. Smith is preceded in death by: his parents; Dossie Albert and Irma McLendon Smith, his brother; Steve Smith, and his sister; Jean Parden

     Services will be Wednesday, November 29,2023 at Walker Springs Baptist Church. Visitation is from 9:30a.m  to 10:30a.m  Funeral to follow. Interment will be at Smith Cemetery. Pallbearers are: Glenn Smith, Micah Smith, Curtis Sanderson, Brian Sanderson, Marty Pittman and Daniel Mairet. Honorary pallbearers: Bobby Bounds, John Brown, Casey Powell, Bill Spence, Jerry Rabeck and Benny Counselman.

     A special thank you to Legacy Hospice Care staff for their special care during this time.

 

 

Poem By: Hannah Smith

MY Poppy 

What a precious soul you had Not many men like you

You were the best granddad.

Oh my Poppy, how missed you will be.

You are not long gone, oh no, never forgotten to me.

I hear your calming voice in the swift winds, as tall as crisp green trees,

I see  your blue eyes in every morning sky,

although others may... I will never say goodbye.

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