John Smith, 54, a fence builder from Lancaster, Ky., died November 17 at Bluegrass Hospice Care in Lexington.
A son of the late Albert Sydney and Carolyn Ann Smith, he was the widower of Erica Lynn Smith.
Mr. Smith was the owner/ operator of the John Smith Fence Company for 25 years, and he enjoyed playing guitar and his work.
Surviving are a son, Joshua Lee Smith and wife Inna of Nicholasville; a daughter, Alexandria Carolyn Marion and husband Scotty of Nicholasville; two brothers, Albert Keith Smith of UZ, and Kenneth Ray Smith of Kingdom Come; a sister, Connie Marcella Smith of Lexington; and four grandchildren, Madilyn Reese Marion, Clara Abigail Marion, Christian Scott Marion, and Jonathan Henry Smith.
Funeral services for Mr. Smith were held November 20, at the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the Melvin Adams Cemetery.
Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of the arrangements.