Smith, Dustin L. "Duddy"

Monday, January 7, 2013
Dustin Smith
Dustin Smith

Dustin L. “Duddy” Smith, 38, died on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in a local hospital.  

He was a member of First Baptist of Washington Hills Church and a 1993 graduate of Howard High School. Dustin was employed at Keith Cares.

He was preceded in death by his father, grandmother and brother.

Survivors include his daughters, Destiny and Makalah and Asia Smith; mother, Susie Jackson; sisters, Felicia (Eundra) Porter, Kim Wright and Cheryl Hill; brothers, Robert (Felicia) Jackson, Darian (Tamecca) Smith, Cleavon, Robert, Jr., Roderick and Cedric (JaWanna) Smith of Chattanooga.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at noon at First Baptist of Washington Hills Church.  Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Tuesday at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

 


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