Ben Eston Smith, 81, was born Oct. 23, 1935, to Isaac and Eva Smith in Overton County, TN, and passed away on Jan. 13, 2017, in Crossville. He was an electrician, plumber and family man who loved his grandbabies.
He is survived by his sons, Jimmy, Frankie, Jackie (Pam), Michael, David, Terry and Gary (Angie) Smith; daughters, Loretta Reed (Lane) and Lillian Smith; grandchildren, Dustin, Darrin, Amy, Levi and Gage Smith, Alesha (Ryan) Gibson, Adam Smith, Colin Hitchcock and Thomas Reed; great grandchildren, Eli, Ethan and Emory Smith, Rylee and Corbin Gibson; and sisters, Lois Rodgers and Ruth Smith.
Ben was preceded in death by Charlie, Marie, Blanche and Ethel Smith and his parents, Isaac and Eva Jane Smith.
The family will receive friends at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the service to follow at 1. Bro. Brian Smith will officiate and burial will be in Crossville City Cemetery.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  January 17, 2017