Thursday, February 10, 1949 - Thursday, June 22, 2017
Mr. James Douglas "Doug" Smith Sr. of Slocomb passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at his home. He was 68.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory in Slocomb with Rev. Carlisle Weed and Rev. Larry Newton officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethesda Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Mr. Smith was born February 10, 1949 in Geneva County to the late Clayton and Inez Kyser Smith. Doug was a lifelong resident of Geneva County and a 1967 graduate of Slocomb High School. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish. He wasn't afraid of hard work and was a brick mason by trade. He loved to read and possessed a great sense of humor. Doug was a loving father, grandfather and brother who will be dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, the love of his life, Carol Adams; three brothers: Gerald Smith, Bill Smith and Grover Smith all preceded him in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Amy Smith Sanders; one son, James Douglas Smith Jr.; one sister, Denise Bolin; one brother, Bo Smith; four grandchildren: Christine Reynolds (Deric), Aaron Sanders, Preston Sanders and Reid Smith; three great-grandchildren: Gabe, Jalen, and Christyana Reynolds; a special friend, Gail Clark; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.
Serving as pallbearers: Mark Smith, Jay Smith, Brian Smith, Richard Smith, Andy Smith and Brandon Smith. Honorary pallbearers: Darrell Edge, Kenny Williams and Byron McKemy.