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Arthur Smith

February 7, 1950 ~ April 2, 2019 (age 69)

Arthur Lee "Doc" Smith went to be with the Lord on April 2, 2019. He was born February 7, 1950 in Princeton, WV. Doc was a loving son and brother and a cherished friend to many. He graduated from Jacksonville State University in 1973 with a Bachelor Degree in Education. He taught English and History at Ragland High School, where he also served as the Head Football and Basketball Coach. Doc left teaching to pursue a successful 40+ year career as a builder. Doc was proceeded in death by his Father, Arlie E. Smith, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Madge E. Smith, 10 siblings; Mary Weaver (Larry), Joel Smith (Mary), Brenda Dixon (Tommy), Debbie Smith (Benny), Carol Whitaker (Ully), Dave Smith (Melissa), Arline Williams (Ken), Arlie Smith, Jr., Phillip Smith, Amy Roberts (Michael), 19 nieces and nephews, 18 great nieces and nephews, and a multitude of close friends that he loved like family. Doc will be deeply missed by so many. Visitation will be on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 1 to 2 PM at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home. Services will follow at 2 PM in the chapel. Burial will take place at Jefferson Memorial Gardens East. Rev. Norman LeCroy will be officiating over the services. If you would like to make a donation to Unless U, 2017 Columbiana Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 in honor of Arthur Smith. Jefferson Memorial Trussville directing.

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