Richard Maury Smith, age 73, of Staley died Monday, September 28, 2020 at his home.
Mr. Smith was born January 7, 1947, a Bladen County native, the son of Harvey and Fleda Gillespie Smith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wives; Juanita Smith and Lessie M. Smith and sister; Mary Smith Morgan.
Richard was of the Baptist faith, an engineer in the US Army and very proud of the Vietnam Veterans. He adored spending time with his family.
He is survived by daughters; Tammy Smith Macon of Bennett, and Tina Lynn Smith of Staley, and son; Michael Smith of Asheboro, sisters; Margaret Joyner and husband Ed, and Carolyn Brewer and husband Clarence, brothers; H.B., Charles, Weldon, Paul Smith, and grandchildren; Zachariah Simmons, Joshua Macon and wife Brandy, Arriyah Nettles, Jaysa and Wyatt Luna, and great grandchild; Adalynn Jane Macon.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/
The family will receive friends at Smith & Buckner funeral home Friday, October 2, 2020 from 12:45-1:45 pm. A graveside service with Military Rights by the Randolph County Honor Guard will be held Friday, October 2, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Oakwood Cemetery with Rev. Bob Wachs officiating.
Smith & Buckner is assisting the Smith Family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com