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2011-11-17 / Obituaries


William Earl Smith, 69, a native of Pine Hill and a resident of Bay Minette died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011. He was born January 19, 1942.

Mr. Smith was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a truck driver for over 40 years, and in his spare time, he loved to restore antique cars and motorcycles.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. today, November 17, 2011 at St. Agatha Catholic Church in Bay Minette. Interment will be in Richardson Cemetery in Stockton.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Madeline Catrette Smith; daughter, Monica (John) McCreary; son, William “Will” Earl Smith, Jr.; brother, Bobbie G. Smith; sister, Alice Pugh; grandchildren. John Benjamin McCreary, Katie Alison McCreary and Hayley Emerson McCreary; sisters-in-law, Betty Sarhan and Johnnie Ann Catrette; brother-in-law, Robert Godwin; aunt and uncle, Madelyn and Red Sims; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Pallbearers are Paul Lowery, Vick Gorgeous, Sam Dinkins, Tony Cowin, Emery Mears and Arlis Cale.

Condolences may be offered at www.radneyfuneralhome mobile.com.

Radney Funeral Home in Mobile directed.

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