Leroy Smith
May 13, 2013 | 530 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Leroy Smith, 81, a lifelong resident of Polk County, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013, in a Chattanooga health care facility following a lengthy illness.

He was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Korean conflict. He was retired from Duracell. Most recently, he was a resident of Morningside of Cleveland.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Oma Jane Chambers Smith; brothers, Arnold Smith and Delbert Smith; and granddaughter, Amanda Sloan.

He is survived by his sister, Delzie Blair of Etowah; children: Doug Smith of Cleveland, Cheryl Wilson of Delano, Cindy Sloan of Benton, Joe Smith of Murfreesboro and Sharon Bishop of Reliance; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Delano Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Higgins Funeral Home with the interment following.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Smith family guest book at www.higginsfuneral.com.