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“I remember him when I would come and visit Summer and the kids. He was such a sweet and kind man. I am sorry for your loss. Talk about him often...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Patty Wright - Greenville

“Earl, you brightened up my child hood and my life every time I saw you!! I'm going to miss you lots. Praying for the reeds. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Miranda Smith - Owensboro, KY

“I know earl is in a better place than here. Rest In Peace cousin! I love you. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Jason Powell - Berea, KY - Family

“So sorry for your loss. Earl brought a lot of smiles to people with his humor and wit!!! Praying for you all. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Misty Avery - Bremen, KY - Family

CENTRAL CITY- Earl Smith, 81, of Central City, KY, formerly of Rockcastle Count, KY passed away Friday, August 3rd, 2018. He was born on March 24, 1937, in Rockcastle County. Mr. Smith was a press operator at Neff Folding Box in Dayton, OH and a member of Nelson Pentecostal Church. He is preceded in death by his mother, Clyde Hite.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Sharon L. Smith; children, Vanessa (Robert) Egnor of Summerville, SC, Anthony Smith of Central City, Retha (Steve) Reed of Central City; sisters, Cathy (Paul) Brittingham, Leona Hite, both of Dayton, OH; grandchildren, Robert P. Egnor, Tia J. Egnor, Elijah J. Egnor, Elizabeth A. Smith, Jonathan E. Reed, David M. Reed, Steven M. Reed, Andrew J. Reed; great-grandchildren, Aeryk X. Egnor, Phillip S. Egnor, Matthew R. Egnor, Gideon A. Egnor, A'Nasia Cheeks, Daniel L. Wallace, Damani L. Wallace, Joseph L. Baucum, Joshua R. Reed, Carter M. Reed, Connor B. Reed, Caine I. Reed, Daniel R. Reed, MaKayla R. Reed, Braiden M. Reed, Alexander D. Reed.

Funeral services will be held Monday, August 6, 2018 at 1:00 PM EST at Valley Baptist Church in Berea, KY, with Bro. Paul Uzzle Jr. officiating. Burial to follow in Isaacs Family Cemetery in Rockcastle County. Visitation will be held Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 3:00PM CST Tucker Funeral Home in Central City and Monday after 12:00 PM EST at Valley Baptist Church. Online condolences can be made at