Mr. Edward H. Smith, Jr.

  • BORN: November 21, 1937
  • DIED: January 9, 2018
  • LOCATION: Doerun, Georgia

Mr. Edward H. Smith, Jr., 80, of Doerun died Tuesday January 9, 2018 at Camellia Gardens in Thomasville, GA.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday at Banks Funeral Home..
A private memorial service will be held for the family on a later date.
Mr. Smith was born in Chicago IL, on November 21, 1937 to the late Edward H. & Mildred Goldsmith Smith. He had lived in Worth County since 1980. Mr. Smith was a retired machinist from Miller Brewing. He enjoyed racing, working on cars and was a member of the American Machinist Union.
Survivors include daughters, Dawn Lashley (Pete) of Leesburg, Tracy Smith Layton (Jamie) of Thomasville and Terry Huser (Chuck) of Oak Forest, IL; grandchildren, Brandy Pavoni (Dino), Melinda Smith, Chris Layton, Samantha Lashley, Megan Lashley and Buddy Lashley and 5 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jerry E. Smith.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 E. Second Ave., Tifton, GA 31794.
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Banks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  • Thursday, January 11
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Banks Funeral Home
  • 210 N. Main Street
  • Sylvester, GA 31791
  • (229) 776-2055
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