Odell Hanes Smith, 95, of Reidsville, NC went to be with the Lord Sunday November 12, 2017 at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Wednesday November 15, 2017 at Salem United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
A native of Rockingham County, he was a son of the late Samuel M. and Pearl Woods Smith and had lived in Rockingham County most of his life. A retired employee of American Tobacco Co. with over 39 years of service, he was the oldest member of Salem United Methodist Church. Odell was a retired charter member of the Reidsville Rescue Squad and a member of the Methodist Men at Salem United Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting , fishing and all outdoor sports. He loved animals especially his dog Chewy and spent many hours watching the birds at his bird feeders. Most of all he enjoyed being with his family and spending time with his grandchildren. Odell was preceded in death by his wife Kathleen Cassidy Smith, five brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include his son: Phillip H. Smith (Pat) of Reidsville, a daughter: Kathy S. Soyars of Reidsville, sisters: Doris Pyrtle Tuttle of Rural Hall, and Mae S. Wagoner of Spring Grove, PA, six grandchildren: William Grey Smith (Stephanie), William Patrick Smith (Susan), Janae Soyars, Misty Felde (Dustin), Matthew Justin Soyars (Jennifer), and Jessica Lynn Smith, eleven great grandchildren: Austin, Taylor, Kyle, Jake, Kate, Tara, Faith, Ella, George, Lilly, and Gracelyn.
Memorials may be sent to: Salem United Methodist Church 2020 Wentworth St. Reidsville, NC 27320 or to Hospice of Rockingham County P.O. Box 281 Wentworth, NC 27375.
The family will see friends 6:00 till 8:00 P.M. Tuesday November 14, 2017 at Citty Funeral Home and at other times will be at the home of his son Phillip Smith 9280 NC Hwy 87 Reidsville, NC.
Citty Funeral Home
Tuesday November 14th, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
308 Lindsey Street
Reidsville, NC 27320
Salem United Methodist Church
Wednesday November 15th, 2017
2020 Wentworth Street
Reidsville, NC 27320
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Mr Smith & my dad (Thomas Chrismon)were goodfriends,
they went to breakfast alot of mornings together, until dad got to sick to go. I know Mr Smith will be missed dearly.
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