Roy Smith | Obituary | Commonwealth Journal

February 4, 1928
September 3, 2021

Roy Johnathan Smith, 93, of Eubank, died Friday, September 3, 2021 at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
He was born on February 4, 1928 in Bobtown, Kentucky; Son of the late Morris & Vinnie (Smiley) Smith. He was a US Army veteran and had served in the Korean War. He was also a farmer and worked for General Motors for 30 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Eden Baptist Church and a member of the No. 4 Masonic Lodge in Vancouver, Washington.
He has two sons, John Smith and Jerry & (Melanie) Smith, both from Fort Walton Beach, Florida; a daughter, Rita & (David) Conley of Fountain Inn, South Carolina; two stepsons, Donald O’Dell from Somerset, Kentucky and James O’Dell from Delaware; three stepdaughters, Shirley Games, Sandra Massey, and Peggy Sue Powell, all from Delaware; a sister, Ruey Crouch of Eubank, Kentucky; six grandchildren; 16 Stiefkel; 9 great-grandchildren; and forty-four step-great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his first wife Thelma (Nevels) Smith; his second wife Mary (Bellomy) Smith; a stepson, George O’Dell; a stepdaughter, Mary Frances Duhaway; two brothers, Hubert & (Betty) Smith and Wilmer Smith; and a sister, Zula Coe.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Ogle officiate.
Military honors are carried out by American Legion Post # 38.
The funeral will take place in Eden Cemetery.
The tour will take place on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
The family asked for expressions of condolences in the form of donations to the Lake Cumberland Hospice.
The Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to be able to help the family with the arrangements.
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Published on September 6, 2021

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