Carl Jasper Smith, 70, of Cleveland, passed away, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the family residence.
He was born on Aug. 26, 1942, in Wetumpka, Ala., to the late Jasper James Smith and Catherine Louise Heisler Smith.
He was a graduate of Auburn University and was retired from Arch Chemicals as a Chemical Engineer after 34 years of service.
He was an avid runner, cyclist, enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on his computer. He was a member of Westwood Baptist Church, where he served as a Sunday school teacher and deacon. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Carolyn Tolbert Smith; children: DeWayne Smith and wife, Michelle, of Eastern North Carolina,Anthony “Andy” Smith and wife, Rebecca, of Atlanta, Ga., and Nicholas Smith and wife, Erika, of Atlanta; seven grandchildren: Taylor Smith, Jake Smith, Austin Smith, Megan Smith, Allison Smith, Hunter Smith and Sidney Smith; sisters: Sue Turner and Catherine Moore; and brother, Hershel Smith.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Caywood officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Garden.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the Westwood Baptist Church Building Fund, 4001 Georgetown Road N.W., Cleveland, TN 37312.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Smith family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com