Leo Daniel Smith

October 8, 1929 ~ July 11, 2018 (age 88)

Leo Daniel Smith

Leo Daniel Smith, age 88 of Ashford died Wednesday July 11, 2018 at Westside Terrace Health Care Facility after an extended illness.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday July 13, 2018 in the Chapel of the Angels at Family First Funeral Care with Rev. Jesse Ward officiating.  Internment services will be private.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. until service time.  At other times the family will be at the home of his daughter Tina Miller of Taylor, Al.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38106

Mr. Smith was born in Georgiana, Al son of the late Perry Smith and Katie Lou Sims Smith.  He had a 25-year career with the W.T. Smith Lumber Company Union Camp in Georgiana as a train engineer prior to moving to the Dothan and Ashford area 44 years ago.  Mr. Smith also worked for EE Bentley Insulation Company and lastly with DSI as a security officer and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife Ruth Ann Smith of Ashford, 4 sons Buddy (Laurie) Smith of Eufaula, Danny (Nita) Smith, Jimmy (Annette) Smith all of Georgiana, Paul (Peggy) Brannon of Headland, 4 daughters Joyce (David) Pierce and Becky (Charlie Ray) Gafford all of Greenville, Deborah (Johnny) Carpenter of Georgiana and Tina (Larry) Miller of Taylor, 13 grandchildren including a special granddaughter Elisabeth Ingram of Dothan, numerous great grandchildren and 3 brothers and a sisters also survive.  Mr. Smith was also preceded in death by 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

Family First Funeral Care, 965 Woodland Dr., Dothan, AL

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38106

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