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Dwaine Alan Smith

d. September 10, 2017

Dwaine Alan Smith, 63, of Silk Hope Road, Siler City died Sunday, September 10, 2017. Mr. Smith was born in Chatham County on November 27, 1953 the son of June and Elaine (Maness) Smith. He was a graduate of Jordan Matthews High School and received a Master's of Business from NC State University. Dwaine was a dedicated member of Mount Vernon United Methodist Church. He shared his musical talents in song and by serving as choir director, pianist and organist. He was the owner/operator of Cold Stone Creamery, Brier Creek, Raleigh, and the former owner/operator of Chatham Memorial Park, Siler City, Woodlawn Memorial Park, Durham, Crestview Memorial Park, Rural Hall and was a partner with his father at Chatham Electric Co, Siler City. Dwaine was preceded in death by his father, June Thomas Smith.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years Rachel (Beal) Smith; daughter: Jessica S. Thorn (Ryan) of Siler City; two sons: Jason Smith (Megan) of Greensboro and Jaron Smith of Siler City; mother Elaine Maness Smith; grandchildren, Paisley, Finley, Elle and Liam.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Mount Vernon United Methodist Church Piano Fund, 3631 Mt. Vernon-Hickory Mountain Road, Siler City, NC 27344.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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