He was born May 28, 1943 in Bowling Green to the late Randolph and Helen Hendricks Smith.
He was of the Baptist faith and was an avid fisherman and hunter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Smith; and three brothers, Gerald, Richard and Michael Smith.
Survivors include one brother, Tim Smith of Bowling Green; two sons, Steven Smith of Bowling Green and Ronnie Smith (and wife Lorri) of Bowling Green; five grandchildren, Justin, Griffen, Megan, McKinzey and Ty Smith; and one step- grandchild, Erin Raymer.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, % Dee Eggers, 203 Choctaw Drive, Cadiz, KY 42211.