Joe D. Smith, 86

by | August 8, 2018 5:00 pm

   Funeral services for Joe D. Smith, 86, of Twin City were held Friday, August 3, 2018, at 3 p.m. at Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Rex Rigdon officiating. Interment was held in the Mt. Zion church cemetery. He passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at his residence.

   Mr. Joe D. Smith was born on August 7, 1931, in Norristown, Emanuel County, to the late James Floyd and Bessie Skinner Smith. He was an Army veteran and served in the Korean War. Smith was a retired boilermaker with Local 26. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his special dog, Rocky. Smith enjoyed fishing, raising farm animals, and riding his golf cart. He was a Baptist, and in addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Wolfe Smith, five sisters, and three brothers.
   Survivors include one daughter, Joyce (Dale) Cannady of Twin City; one son, William “Billy” (Velvet) Smith of Ashburn; three sisters, Nannie Lou Sewell of Cobbtown, Betty Anderson of St. Mary’s, and Gail Stewart of Savannah; four grandsons, Wesley (Shana) Jordan and Zane (Laina) Jordan, both of Twin City, and Reynolds Smith and Critt Smith, both of Ashburn; and one great-grandson, Waylen Jordan of Twin City.

   Pallbearers were Chad Johnson, John Moseley, Ron Cannady, John Smith, Chris Ellison, Brandon Hill, Toby Durden, Jimmy Neal, Dave Henry, and Scott Skrine.
   Should friends desire, contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice, 1525 Fair Road,

Statesboro, GA 30458.
   Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors was in charge of arrangements.

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