Jerry  Smith

Jerry Lee Smith

1946 - 2022

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Jerry Lee Smith was born on March 10, 1946 in Fort Payne, Alabama. His parents were Charles Johnson Smith and Ola Mae Berry Smith. He left his earthly home with loved ones by his side, on March 14, 2022 in Royal Oak, Michigan, after a brief illness. He was married on September 15, 1979 to Sarah Faye Johnsonbaugh Eckley. They were married 31 years, when she passed on April 20, 2011. He was employed at Ford Romeo Plant from January 1966 until he retired. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling,riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his children, Robert “Bobby” Smith and Tammy (Luis) Castaneda. His grandchildren Tobi (Amber) Cedar, Nikki Smith, Rachel Smith, Roger Budnick Jr, Nicholas Budnick, and Adrianna Budnick. Great grandchildren Sidney, Alix, and Lamarah. Step children Eric (Dawn) Eckley, Kelly Schaub, and Shirley Schaub. Step grandchildren, Christina (Kristopher) Moore, Jaclyn (Joe) Noe, Justin Schaub, Joesph Schaub, Johnmichael “Johnny” Schaub, Kyle (Ashley) Eckley, Nicholas Eckley, Victoria Eckley, and Jessie James Eckley. Step great grandchildren Jermaine, Cherysh, Kylie, Adelynn, Madison, Sophia, Jeremyah, Summer, Jayce, Sean, Estella, Nova, Payton, Jae, and Hayden. His brother Charles Rayford (Carolyn) Smith of Section, Alabama. He was preceded in death by his son Richard Anthony Smith, sister Shelby Jean Moore, brother in law Bill Vernon Moore, his nephew Charles David Smith, his great nephew Nathan Travis Holley, and his parents Charles Johnson Smith and Ola Mae Berry Smith. Visitation will be on Saturday March 19, 2022 at W.T. Funeral Home 2226 Shiloh Circle, Rainsville, AL 35986 Visitation for friends will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. Funeral services will be held on Sunday March 20, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel
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Saturday
19
March

Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 19, 2022
W.T Wilson Funeral Chapel
2226 Shiloh Main Street
Rainsville, Alabama, United States
Sunday
20
March

Funeral Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sunday, March 20, 2022
W.T Wilson Funeral Chapel
2226 Shiloh Main Street
Rainsville, Alabama, United States
Sunday
20
March

Burial

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, March 20, 2022
New Canaan Cemetery
County Road 47
Dutton, Alabama, United States