Smith, Billy Moore

Father Of Dr. Bill Moore Smith

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Billy Moore Smith
Billy Moore Smith

Billy Moore Smith, 83, passed away in the Ben Atchley State Veterans Home in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Sunday, November 11, 2012. 

Billy was a graduate of Haywood High School, then entered into the Army where he served in the Korean War, was wounded twice and received two Purple Hearts. He was an incredibly devoted husband, father and grandfather and he faithfully served all of his family that he loved so much. 

Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents: Billie Moore Smith and Becky Ross Smith, his wife, Mildred Campster Smith, one brother, Sam Smith and a sister, Dorothy Huffman. 

He is survived by three sons: Dr. Bill Moore Smith (Christine) Rising Fawn, Ga., Steve Smith (Tammie) Chattanooga, and Bates Smith (Pam) Knoxville, one brother, Johnny Smith, Milan, Tn., three sisters, Peggy Hooper and Becky Morris, both of Brownsville, Tn., and Nancy Fair, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; 11 grandchildren, Kyle Smith, Kurt Smith, Kip Smith, Karter Smith, Kelly Smith, Kadie Ann Smith, Brian Sargent, Sarah Evans, Andrew Smith, Ben Smith and Molly Smith; and five great-grandchildren, Bennet Smith, Mack Smith, Carter Evans, Emma Sargent and Bella Sargent. 

Memorial funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home, in Brownsville, Tn. 

Visitation for the Smith family will be from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday, at the funeral home. A private family graveside service will be held prior to the memorial service. 

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, West Tennessee Office, 326 Ellsworth St., Memphis, Tn. 38111.





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