He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Mary Ruth Hysinger, Bob Goins, and Harold Creasman; cousin, Delaney Claire Goins; and great-uncle, Dale Goforth.
He is survived by his parents, Kent and Cayci Goins Smith of Cleveland; paternal grandparents, Eddie and Patti Smith of Calhoun; maternal grandparents, David and Rebecca Goins of Cleveland; great-grandparents, Charles Hysinger, Pearl Goins and Violet Creasman; aunts and uncles: Brittany and Jon Mantooth, Piper Hanna, Courtney and Shane Harris, Tanner and Kerri Goins, all of Cleveland, and Brad and Katie Smith of Fairhope, Ala.; great-aunts: Cindy Placek, Ruth Ann Hall and Karen Goforth; and cousins: Forrest Smith, Bryant, Caitlyn and Brandon Mantooth, Blake Hanna, Hannah Goins, Bristol, Kennedy, Kamden and Kendall Harris, Landon Goins, Chandlar and Chantz Placek, and Holland, Logan, Ashlyn and Corbin Pierce.
A service will be held today, Jan. 20, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Gibson officiating.
Interment will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in Calhoun Community Cemetery with Pastor Kevin Cheatham and Pastor Jim Gibson officiating. Pallbearers will be Jon Mantooth, Tanner Goins, Brad Smith, Shane Harris, Jake Hill, Trace Pierce, and Kevin Placek. Honorary pallbearers will be Ron Spangler, Joe Spencer, Steve Hartline, Denny Collins, Jake Willcutt and Chris Green. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
His family will receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Smith family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.