Nicholas Anthony Smith, 68, of Concord passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Atrium Health- NorthEast in Concord. His funeral service will be Friday, August 30 at 2 PM at Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care at 501 N. Central Ave. Locust, NC 28097 with Rev. Keith Walters officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 prior to the service at the funeral home.
Born September 23, 1950 in Winsted, CT, he was the son of Albert Smith and Vivian Wolfe Smith. Mr. Smith was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps and served in Vietnam. Nick cherished every moment spent with his family, especially his grandchildren, and had a great passion for racing. During his racing career he worked with Ultra Motorsports, JTG Racing, Phil Parsons Racing, and retired from Go Fast Racing.
Nick is survived by his loving wife, Pamela, of the home, one daughter, Amanda Simpson of Concord, and three grandchildren, Tyler Simpson, Kaylee Simpson, and Chloe English.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org
Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Locust is serving the family.