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Billy "Jack" Smith

December 13, 1930 — October 27, 2016

Billy “Jack” Smith, 85, of Cleveland went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 27, 2016.  He was a veteran of the United States Army.  He was a member of the Evening Light Gospel Tabernacle where he served as a deacon, chairman of the board and choir director.


He was the son of the late Raymond and Nola Bottoms Smith.  He was also preceded in death by his brothers, J. C. Smith, Charles Smith and Donnie Smith; and his favorite daughter-in-law, Kathy Castello Smith.


Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Reba Melton Smith of Cleveland; two sons, Bryan Gene Smith and William Lindsey Smith, both of Cleveland; sister, Doris Griffith and husband, J. D.; three brothers, Bob Smith and wife, Pat, Jim Smith and wife, Trudy and Rick Smith and wife, Lorraine; and many nieces, nephews, friends and all the church family.


The funeral will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016 in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Beaty, Pastor Guinn Green and Pastor Jeannie Cissom officiating.  Interment will follow in Lebanon Cemetery with military honors.  Arwin Roderick, Burt Osmet, Danny Melton II, Mark Smith, Deadrick Melton and Jamie Thurman will serve as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Melton and Pete Cecil.  A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.


His family will receive friends on Saturday from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.


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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home

2415 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37311

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