Whitesburg KY

Services set for Billy Smith

Funeral services for Billy Darrell Smith, 68, will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, September 27, at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Obie Fields Cemetery at Cowan.

Born in Whitesburg, he was a son of the late Clifford Lee Smith and Wilma Jean Sturgill Smith. He died September 24 at his home.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Billy Smith; three sisters, Deborah Smith, Judy Fields and Sonny Fields; and two brothers, Roger Smith and Michael Smith.

Mr. Smith loved working all his life as a coal miner, rock truck driver, and construction worker. He was a hardworking and kind man who always put his family’s needs before his own. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, listening to gospel music and going to church.

Surviving are a sister, Alecia Conn and husband John of Whitco; a brother, Gary Wayne Smith of Whitesburg; five sisters-inlaw, Darlene Byrd, Peggy Morgan, Carol West, Brenda Patrick, and Charlene Quinlan of Harrison, Ind.; and two grandchildren, Tyler Owens and Crystal Smith West, both of Harrison, Ind.

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