Cecil Smith Sr., 66
Cecil Luther Smith Sr., 66, of Lucasville died Saturday, Feb. 09, 2013, at his residence.
He was born May 4, 1946, in Lucasville a son of the late Luther “Luke” and Gladys Mae Nunley Smith.
Cecil was a former employee of Mills Pride, former Pastor of Beaver Faith United Methodist Church, and a US Army Vietnam War veteran. He was also a member of Rome Masonic Lodge, Lucasville Masonic Lodge, William A. Baker Post of the American Legion, VFW Post 3714, Southern Ohio War Memorial Foundation committee member, and a member of the Twin Valley Baptist Church where he was a member of the choir.
He is survived by one daughter Shannon Taulbee of Carey, Ohio; two sons Cecil L. Smith Jr. and Christopher W. Smith both of Piketon; 10 grandchildren; one great granddaughter; seven sisters Wilma (James) Rockwell of Portsmouth, Mary (Robert) Hagler of Lucasville, Wanda (Jack) Jenkins of Latham, Christine Nance of Piketon, Donna Robirds of Mt.Orab, Connie (Jim) Goodson of Minford, and Gloria (Kenny) Noel of Lucasville.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Dawn Michelle Smith.
Funeral services will be conducted at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at the Twin Valley Baptist Church with Don Noel officiating. Burial will follow in Scioto Cemetery on Cockrell’s Run Road, Lucasville. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Twin Valley Baptist Church and again, an hour before the funeral Wednesday. Arrangements are under the direction of the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the McKinley Funeral Home, PO Box 729, Lucasville, Ohio 45648.