Tony Kenneth Smith, age 71, passed away Monday at Wayne UNC Healthcare. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Aldon Kenly Smith and Maude Edmundson Smith and brother of the late A.G. Smith. Tony worked in the warehouse at Jones/Onslow Electric in Jacksonville and was a warehouse mechanic for Tri-County Electric in Goldsboro. He worked in Laundry Services at Cherry Hospital and later drove a log truck until his retirement.
A graveside service will be held Thursday morning at 10:00 am at Wayne Memorial Park. The family will greet friends Thursday morning one hour prior to the service at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Sandra Kay Smith; a son, Brent Smith and wife, Emily; a daughter, Sandy Bjorkback and husband, Dave; a brother, Reggie Smith; a sister, Joyce Glunt; three grandchildren, Grayson Smith, Abby Smith and Madison Smith; and his granddogs, Dolly, Symon and Nigel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to the Cures for the Colors, C/O SMOC, 203 Cox Boulevard, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
The family would like to thank family, friends and members of the community who helped support Tony and his family during his illness.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Smith family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.
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