Dan B. Smith
Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 2:35 pm
The Messenger, July 27, 2010
Completed arrangements are being announced for Dan B. Smith, 78, of Union City, who died 10:50 p.m. July 25, 2010, at his home.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home, with Kermit Jones and the Rev. John Paul Berry officiating. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home from 5-8 this evening.
Pallbearers will be Kandyce Southerland, Britt Archey, Daniel Smith, Kevin Smith, Craig Archey and Staci Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Carol Baxter, Sherri Edminston, Angela Lonas, Dr. James Batey and Baptist Memorial hospice nurses.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.
He was born Sept. 26, 1931, in Booneville, Miss., son of the late Fredrick Paul and Ruby Gertrude (Daniels) Smith. He married the former Margie Galloway Jan. 17, 1950. She survives.
He was a retired truck driver for Signal Delivery in Memphis and was a retired captain for Pinkerton Guard at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Union City. A former member of Union City Kiwanis Club, he served as secretary and treasurer for many years and was a member of First Baptist Church in Union City.
He is also survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Pamela Jane (Smith) and Michael Archey of Union City; two sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel Ray and Pat Smith of Union City and Fredrick Paul and Kathy Smith of Southaven, Miss.; six grandchildren, Kandyce Southerland of Martin, Kevin Smith of Hollywood, Calif., Britt Archey and Craig Archey, both of Union City, and Daniel Smith and Staci Smith, both of Southaven; two great-grandchildren, Cody Southerland and Hunter Southerland, both of Martin; and his step-granddaughter, April Turrentine of Troy.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Steidl and Carolyn Haines.
To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.