FORREST EDWARD “Red” Smith, Sr., 68 of Piedmont, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017. He was born in Piedmont to James and Jeanette Collins Smith, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by son: Edward Smith, Jr.; daughter: Deborah Kirkpatrick; brothers: Hugh Don Smith, Bunk Smith, Robert Smith, Gary Smith and Kenneth Smith; and sisters: Patricia Smith and Shirley Smith.
He is survived by his wife: Eloise Marie Batey Smith; 2 sons: David Smith and Bryan Smith; 5 daughters: Ann Parris, Eloise Atkins, Christy Molan, Delores Smith, and Sherry Smith; 2 brothers: Ted (Carolyn) Smith and Jimmy Bryan Smith; 20 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Dansby Heritage Chapel with visitation from 10-11 am. Rev. James Rosser will officiate. Burial will follow in Piedmont Memory Garden. Pallbearers will be Austin Smith, Tyrone Milton, Chadwick Phillips, Shawn Atkins, Michael Milton, and Tim Milton.
Dansby Heritage Chapel is honored to serve the Smith Family.