John Martin Smith Sr., age 57 of Pulaski, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at the New River Valley Medical Center. He was born July 23, 1952 in Wythe Co. and was the son of the late Charlie and Blanche Kimberlan Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Jesse and Cecil Smith. Mr. Smith worked as a dairy farmer.
He is survived by his wife; Betty Ann Collins Smith; two sons: John Martin Smith Jr. and Eric and Katrina Smith; three grandchildren: John Smith III, Eden Smith, and Levi Smith; two sisters: Lorrie Pullium and Lois McCallister; and four brothers: J.C. and Janie Smith, Dean and Debbie Smith, Harlowe Smith, and David Smith.
A memorial service was held Monday, March 22, at 7 p.m. from Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wilfred Overton and Chris Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes memorial gifts to be sent to the Kidney Foundation, 1742 East Parham Road, Richmond, VA 23228.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home in Pulaski.