Marvin Lee Smith, 87, of Oakboro, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Carolinas HealthCare System Stanly. A funeral service for Mr. Smith will be held at 2:00PM on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Wayne Bennett. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 1:45PM at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Marvin was born November 2, 1930 in Stanly County to the late Laura Jane Hinson Smith and Reedie Ernest Smith. Mr. Smith was a veteran of the United States Army and served in the Korean War. He was also a member at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and a retired cattle farmer.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife Gloria Ann Smith of the home; sons Tony Smith and wife Teresa of New London, NC, and Terry Smith and wife Bernadette of St. John’s New Foundland, Canada; grandchildren Anothony and Steven Smith of New London, NC, and Teryn and Charlotte Smith of St. John’s New Foundland, Canada; brother Ernest Smith and wife Carrie of Albemarle, NC. He is preceded in death by a brother Flave Smith and sisters Jeanette Parker and Emma Ross.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund at 17236 Frog Pond Rd, Oakboro, NC 28129.