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Donald Ray Smith

Reidsville: On November 25, 2018 Donald Ray Smith, loving husband and father of two, passed peacefully away in his sleep at the age of 68. Donny was born to the late, James and Lizzie Smith of Reidsville, NC in 1950. He graduated from Ruffin High School. He was a millwright by trade, but wore many hats also working as a landscaper and later retiring from Wilson Pest Control. Donny loved family gatherings, where his family and friends would get together at Eugene's pig pickins. They would make music, sing and enjoy quality time together. Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister, Gladys; his brother, Alton and his sister, Elaine. Surviving are his wife Joy Smith of the home; his daughter, Haley Bailey and husband, Will; his son, Neil Smith and wife, Brittany; his loving niece who cared for him, Kelly Newton; his 3 grand children, Natalie Smith, Benjamin Smith and Lainey Newton; his two sisters, Arlene Terry and husband, Eugene and Joyce Poindexter and husband, Hal; his brother, Arnold Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers spend a day with your friends or family and enjoy life.


April sutphin lit a candle for Donald Ray Smith

April sutphin Dec 3 2018 12:27 PM

Thank you so much Carol. He will always be in our hearts. :heart:

Kelly Newton Nov 30 2018 10:58 PM

In loving memory of my dad im miss him so much thank you so much for your kind words and prayers it means a lot

Haley Smith Bailey Nov 30 2018 3:50 PM

Kelly & Family, I mourn with you your earthly loss. I rejoice with you in the time you had with mr Smith to create precious memories to keep him alive. All my love, Carol Smith Yeatts

Yeatts Carol Nov 30 2018 10:53 AM

Nancy Roberts lit a candle for Donald Ray Smith

Nancy Roberts Nov 30 2018 10:22 AM

Donny you made me laugh many times. You wil be missed. This half pint loves you.

Ginger Hudson Nov 30 2018 8:52 AM

Becky Brown lit a candle for Donald Ray Smith

Becky Brown Nov 30 2018 8:16 AM

Rebecca Shelton Martin lit a candle for Donald Ray Smith

Rebecca Shelton Martin Nov 30 2018 8:02 AM

Ginger Hudson lit a candle for Donald Ray Smith

Ginger Hudson Nov 30 2018 7:53 AM

We're so sorry to hear of Donny's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family today and always.

Becky Brown Nov 30 2018 7:16 AM