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“Tracy, Rusty & family: I am sorry for your loss of a great man! He was always very kind to me from childhood throughout..... I'm sure we'll see him...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Rosemary Shelton

“A great loss to all. He loved his family and his Lord . Admired by so many. Most especially me. may God bless you all. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Brenda Okeefe

“We are so saddened to hear about your loss. Our boys loved seeing Mr. Smith out in the neighborhood and enjoyed visiting and talking with him. Your...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: John and Melissa Brooks (Ryan and Lawson)

“Tracy, I am so sorry to learn about your dad passing away. I knew he hadn't been well for quite awhile. My thoughts and prayers are with you and...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Jessica Brown

“Crazy Bob and I are so sorry for your loss. We enjoyed his visits and he will be sorely missed. Such a nice man is surely cruising his Harley in...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Robert Williams/ Karen Collis

“Such a precious man to so many people..love you guys so much..keeping you in my prayers and close in my heart xoxox ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jessica Cothern

“Tracy, So sorry to hear about your Dad, You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Melba Powell

“Tracy, So sorry to hear about the passing of your father. He was such a nice man. God has a special person. We will be praying for you and your...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Buddy and Janice Cochran

“Smith Family We are so sad and sorry for your loss. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Randy and Susan Millwood Scruggs ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Susan Millwood Scruggs


Waynesville, Kenneth Edward Smith, age 86, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at The Homestead. A native of Haywood County he was the son of the late Fred Grant and Nola May Russell Smith. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Robbie Smith, who died in 1992; a daughter, Karen Cook ; a great-grandson, Elam Williams and a brother, Charles Smith. Kenneth was affectionately referred to as Grandpa by all his friends and family. He was a model employee working for ABF Freightliners as a truck driver for 30 years. In his spare time, Grandpa enjoyed cruising the open roads on his Harley Davidson. He also loved camping at Lake Chatuge with his family. Grandpa's most cherished treasure was his beautiful family, a family that will miss him dearly. Kenneth is survived by a daughter, Tracy Plemmons, of Waynesville; son, Rusty Smith, and his wife, Barbara, of Woodstock, Georgia; brother, Robert Smith, of Waynesville; son-in-law, Keith Cook; eleven grandchildren, Allison Carver (Cabe), Amanda Williams (Matt), Justin Cook (Emily), Jessica Nicholson (Blake), Laura Ledford (Shane), Ashley, Andrew, Caleb, Joshua, Noah and Abbey Smith; eleven great-grandchildren, Jack Carver, A.J. and Arlo Ledford, Abigail and Savannah Jones, Teague and Chloe Williams, Grayson, Eli and Cody Cook and Paxton Nicholson. Funeral Services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Reverend Kent Lowdermilk officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until service time at the Funeral Home. Private graveside services will be held at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Haywood Healthcare Foundation (Hospice in memo line of check to apply funds to Hospice) c/o The Homestead, 127 Sunset Ridge Road Clyde, NC 28721.

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