Spencer Smith, age 82, of Somerset, passed peacefully from this
life on Wednesday August 31st,
2016 at his home surrounded by his wife, Flo, children and
grandchildren. He was born on May 2nd,
1934 in Manchester, to the late Elmer and Malvaria Stewart
Smith. Marvin was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church and a
Veteran of the United States Army. He obtained a Degree in
Agriculture from the University of Kentucky.
He was a retired
farmer and Pulaski County School Board Employee. He and his wife
owned and operated Flo’s Flea Market for many years in Pulaski
Marvin loved fishing and
watching sports. He truly enjoyed watching his grandchildren
play on their various sports teams and rarely missed a game.
Some of the most memorable times in his life were going on long
fishing trips with his son, Rusty, and attending his grandson,
Colton’s fishing tournaments. His children and grandchildren
were all precious to him and the apple of his eye.
He is survived by his wife, Flo
Elizabeth Smith, of 61 years; one son, Rusty (Samantha) Smith;
three daughters, Sheila (Steve) Bullock, April (Tony) Russell
and Kari (Gary) Sewell, all of Somerset; seven grandchildren,
Sara Elizabeth (Beth) Todd (Fiancé Jeff Isaacs), April Dawn
Sanders, Shelbie Russell (Kendell) Brinson, Colton Smith,
Tiffany Russell, Briar Russell and Chase Parmelee Sewell; three
great-grandchildren, Seth Todd, Ryan Elizabeth Isaacs and Bree
Isaacs; a special niece, Melissa (Missy) Gibson.
Preceding Marvin in death are
his parents, one daughter, Rhonda Smith Sanders, one brother,
Jemeral Smith and one sister Vanessa Smith Hunt.
will be held Saturday September 3rd,
2016 at the Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel, with visitation
from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The funeral service will follow
visitation at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Allen Fisher and Brother
Fitch Sewell officiating. Burial will be in the Southern Oaks
Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the American Legion
Post #88 of Corbin. Pallbearers will be Tony Russell, Steve
Bullock, Gary Sewell, Colton Smith, Chase Parmelee Sewell, Seth
Todd, Kendell Brinson, Jeff Isaacs and Joshua Phillips.
The Smith family extends a
special “Thank You” to Bonnie Russell, Jennifer Latham and
Hospice of Lake Cumberland.
The family requests expressions
of sympathy take form of contributions to Hospice of Lake
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.