John Lee Smith, 74, of Stuttgart passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Baptist Health-Stuttgart.
Mr. Smith was born Sept. 21, 1943, in Hebrine, Ark., to Moody Lee and Opal Louise Gavin Smith. He was a Stuttgart High School graduate and attended Arkansas State University at Jonesboro. The Air Force Vietnam veteran was a farmer, truck driver and loving husband for 52 years. He was a member of Grand Prairie Church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Ann McPherson.
Survivors are his wife, Betsy Campbell Smith; two sons, John Lee Smith (Meridith) Jr. of Houston, Texas, and Robert Brian Smith (Shannon) of Rhome, Texas; brother, Jackie C. Smith (Sharon) of Rhome; and three grandchildren, John Smith III, Mariah Smith and Carly Smith.
Funeral services, officiated by Bro. Thomas Bormann, are 1 p.m. Thursday at Grand Prairie Church with burial following in Ulm Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-7 Wednesday at Turpin Funeral Home.