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Garrett Cecil Smith, Sr.

May 7, 1929 July 4, 2019
Garrett Cecil Smith, Sr.
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Obituary for Garrett Cecil Smith, Sr.

Mr. Garrett Cecil Smith, Sr., 90, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Compassionate Care Center.
Mr. Smith, the son of Reuben Smith and Dorothy Moore Smith Cobb, was born in Fount, Kentucky on May 7, 1929. He was a U. S. Navy veteran and was of the Baptist faith. He also retired from Eastern Kentucky University after many years of service.
On July 20, 1951, Mr. Smith united in marriage to Catherine Burroughs Smith who survives.
Other survivors include: three sons: Garrett C. Smith, Jr. and wife Diane of Richmond; Henry Elton Smith of Berea and William Allan Smith and wife Ida of Richmond; two daughters: Patricia Ann Smith of Alexandria, NC and Karen Jean Lovin and husband Larry of Milford, OH; his brother: Charles Smith; two half-brothers: John Marshall “J.M.” Cobb and wife Norma Jean and Wade “W.B.” Cobb; two half-sisters: Elta Lee Cobb and Mattie Ruth Young and husband Johnny; 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, four great great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and special family friends: Carrie LeMasters, Susan Anderson and Patricia Novak.
A Graveside Service will be conducted at 11:00 AM Monday, July 8, 2019, at Madison County Memorial Gardens with full military rites observed.
Expressions of Sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place , Memphis, TN 38105.
Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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11:00 AM 7/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Madison Memorial Gardens

210 West Rice Lane
Richmond, KY 40475

Madison Memorial Gardens
210 West Rice Lane Richmond 40475 KY
United States

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210 West Rice Lane
Richmond, KY 40475

210 West Rice Lane Richmond 40475 KY
United States

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