Roy McClung Smith

Roy McClung Smith

Birth
West Virginia, USA
Death 29 Jan 2014 (aged 71)
Auburn, Lee County, Alabama, USA
Burial Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 124441460 · View Source
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Roy Smith, age 71 of Opelika, passed away at Bethany House in Auburn on January 29, 2014. He was born in West Virginia on December 22, 1942. He was of Baptist faith. He served in the U.S. Air Force in Vietnam where he received two Purple Hearts. Mr. Smith was a lifetime member of the Purple Heart Society. He was a loving father, grandfather, and friend. He will be missed by all who knew him. He enjoyed activities and his friends at the Adult Activities Center at the Opelika Sportsplex, where they called each other "recycled teenagers." He was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Stella JoAnn Smith; and father, Roy Smith. He is survived by his sons, Roy M. (Diana) Smith and Kevin Smith; mother, Kathleen (Junior) Avancini; grandchildren, Roy Smith II, Phillip Smith, and Kourtni Leanne Smith; several brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins, and various other family members; special friends, Valeri and Mary. A graveside service was held Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Garden Hills Cemetery. The family would like to thank the Sportsplex and all the loving friends of the Adult Activities Center for making his life complete.
OA NEWS 2/1/14


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  • Created by: Margaret Brown Caldwell
  • Added: 1 Feb 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 124441460
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy McClung Smith (22 Dec 1942–29 Jan 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 124441460, citing Garden Hills Cemetery, Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Margaret Brown Caldwell (contributor 47491574) .