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J.B. Smith, 78, passed away after an extended illness on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at Signature Healthcare of Spencer County in Taylorsville.
Mr. Smith was a longtime resident of Cave City. He served his state and country for six years with the Kentucky National Guard. He was previously employed by Square Deal Lumber Company and by Southern States at the Park City plant, from which he retired. He was a member of Basil Chapel Baptist Church and attended Salem Baptist Church.
J.B. is survived by his wife of 55 years, Doris Underwood Smith, of Louisville; a son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Pamela Smith, of Louisville; and one granddaughter, Emma Grace Smith, of Louisville. Also surviving are his sisters, Jennie Wilson, of Cave City, Delcie Britt, of Glasgow, Doris Ward and Shirley Doyle, both of Cave City; a brother, Buford Smith, of Cave City; brothers-in-law, David Underwood (Barbara) and Brett Underwood (Tonya); along with many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Pearline Mae Thomas Smith; brothers and sisters-in-law, Orville and Lorene Smith and Raymond and Aline Smith; sister and brother-in-law, Olene and Cortez Coomer; brothers-in-law, Walter Wilson, Bobby Britt, B.J. Ward and Royndal Doyle, and sister-in-law, Genelle Smith.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer's Association, 6100 Dutchmans Lane No. 401, Louisville, KY 40205 .
Interment will be in Cave City Cemetery with military honors by Barren County DAV Post 20.
VISITATION:
10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, Patton Funeral Home Park City Chapel and 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, Southeast Christian Church, 920 Blankenship Parkway, Louisville, KY 40243
FUNERAL SERVICE:
2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, Patton Funeral Home Park City Chapel
MEMORIAL SERVICE:
12 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, Southeast Christian Church, 920 Blankenship Parkway, Louisville, KY 40243
Published on December 4, 2017
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