Richard D. Smith Sr., 73, of Crossville, passed away Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.
He was born March 16, 1944, in Crossville, son of the late Edmond Smith and Amy (Dayton) Smith. Richard proudly served and retired from the U.S. Army. He was also a member of the Methodist Church.
He is survived by his son, Richard (Jessica) Smith Jr., Lusby, MD; daughter, Margaret Bisutti, Crossville; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and sisters, Dorothy Retterer of Hixson, TN, and Thelma Johnston of Bolivar, TN.
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Alice (Jett) Smith; daughter, Nina Karen Owens; brothers, Bobby Smith, Charlie Smith, Paul Smith, John Smith and Fred Smith; and sisters, Ruth Olinger, Janie Rose Smith and Betty Gardino.
No services are planned at this time.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on December 14, 2017