He was born in Radford on Sept. 7, 1965 and was preceded in death by his father Paris Elliott Smith; sister, Linda Surface; and three uncles, Radford Price, Howard Price and Jackie Price.
He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Janie Smith, of Blacksburg; Sydney Smith, of Christiansburg; son, David Burton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Paris “Buster” and Patricia “Pat” Smith, of Christiansburg, Jimmy and Sherry Smith, of Covington, Wayne and Amy Smith, of Statesboro, Georgia; uncle William Price and wife Rebecca, aunt, Marian P. Moore; special friend and caretaker, Terena Epperly, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 at 3 p.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary McCoy and Rev. Bobby Moore officiating. Interment will follow in the Smith Family Cemetery.