Leon ‘Porky’ Smith


Leon ‘Porky’ Smith

Leon "Porky" Smith, 66, a resident of Georgetown, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 27, 2017, at the family residence. 

He was the son of the late Thelma Imogene Hindman Smith and James Stanley Smith. He was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Smith; and his brother, Jimmy Smith,  

He worked in construction most of his life, specializing in drywall/sheetrock. He loved the outdoors, including fishing and riding in the country. He was a huge Tennessee Volunteer football fan and he attended the Baptist church.

Survivors include his daughter, Sherrie Brown, and her husband, Gary, of Cleveland; his grandchildren: Kyle, Kevin and Kerrie; his six great-grandchildren: his stepson, Joseph Ownbey of Cleveland; his sisters: Freida Tinsley, and her husband, Paul, of Georgetown, and Betty Hughes of Cleveland; his brothers: Bill Smith, and his wife, Rhonda, of Chattanooga, and Wayne Smith, and his wife, Kathy, of Birchwood; his longtime companion, Charla Smith of Georgetown; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

 The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at 2 p.m. from the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, Wildwood Chapel, with the Rev. Robert Stokes officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Cofer Cemetery with family and friends serving as casket bearers.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wildwood Chapel.

Share your condolences and your memories with his family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.


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