He was a 45-year resident of Harrison and was born Dec. 4, 1925, the son of the late Preston Andrew Smith Sr. and Blanche Smith.
He was of the Baptist faith. He was a member of Lake Way Baptist Church. He loved veterans, could do anything, loves blue grass music and his church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: King Edward Smith II and Robert Smith; and five sisters: Eva Harris, Alma Borders, June Deboard, Bille Bowman, and Kansas Earnest.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 34 years, Daisy Lou Parrott Smith; one daughter; one brother, Joe Smith of Brevard, N.C.; two sisters: Juanita Tabor of Canada and Linda Smith of Maryland; two grandchildren; special family: Davis Weeks family; three sister-in-law; and numerous other extended family members and friends.
The family will host a memorial gathering Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, from noon until 2 p.m. with the memorial service at 2 p.m. at Lake Way Baptist Church.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Preston “Pete” and or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Smith family with these arrangements.