December 9, 1940 - March 4, 2018
Mr. Carl S. Smith, Sr., age 77 of Douglas, passed away Sunday morning, March 4, 2018, at his residence following a brief illness. Mr. Smith was born, December 9, 1940 to the late Paul Leroy Smith and the late Ruth Ward Smith. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Judy C. Smith and 1 brother, John Roy Smith, Sr. Mr. Smith, a native of Telfair County, retired from the Coffee County School System as a custodian at Indian Creek School. He had also served in the Georgia National Guard. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Mr. Smith was a member of Salem New Congregation Church of the Bickley Community. Survivors include: His wife: Mary Lois Turner Smith of Douglas, GA 4 Children: Nena Highsmith of Broxton, GA; Carl Stanley Smith, Jr. of Milan, GA; Harold Smith of Dayville, Connecticut and Carla Smith of Douglas, GA 12 Grandchildren 11 Great-Grandchildren Several Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and a host of friends. The funeral service was held Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 3:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Ricketson Funeral Home, with Rev. Jerry Martin and Rev. John Thomas officiating. The interment followed at Macedonia Cemetery in Telfair County. Active Pallbearers were: Jared Highsmith, Taylor Smith, Cody Smith, Michael Griffis, Andrew Griffin, Mason Smith and Jonathan Taylor. Honorary Pallbearers were: Gary Montford, John B. Walker, Ronnie Waldroup, John Thomas Hulett, Billy Joe Adams and Wendell Stone. Special Musical Selections, “Humble and Kind” was presented by Taped Music, “Old Rugged Cross," “Just A Closer Walk” and “Amazing Grace” were presented by the soloist and pianist, Amber Jones. “Pre-Lude” and “Post-Lude” soft hymns were rendered by the Pianist, Amber Jones. Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Carl S. Smith, Sr., age 77 of Douglas, passed away Sunday morning, March 4, 2018, at his residence following a brief illness. Mr. Smith was born, December 9, 1940 to the late Paul Leroy Smith and the late Ruth Ward Smith. Other than his... View Obituary & Service Information
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