December 14, 1942 - November 4, 2018
Henry “Bugs” Thurman Smith, Jr., age 75, of Bristol, TN passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Henry enjoyed hunting, cooking and spending time with his family. He will be missed by all that knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Wenona Smith; brothers, James Smith, Bobby Smith; sisters, Barbara Smith, Becky Eades; sisters-in-law, Brenda Smith, Suzi Smith. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Smith; daughters, Sheri Carmody and husband, Richie, Brenda Abelseth and husband, Sam, Wendy Houseright and husband, Richard, Tammy Taylor; sons, Johnny Jones and wife, Emily, Michael Smith, Timmy Taylor and wife, Crystal; brother, Larry Smith; brother-in-law, Jackie Eades; sisters-in-law, Audrey Smith, Dee Smith; 33 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thank you to special caretakers, granddaughter Misty and husband, Robert Bickmore and Greg Matney and Tatrina Hensley from Hospice Home Care. The funeral service will be conducted at 7:30 P.M. Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Hall officiating. The committal and interment will be at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday November 7, 2018 in Ordway Cemetery, Please meet at the funeral home at 10:15 A.M. for the procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Aaron Jones, Dakota Jones, Cameron Abelseth, Randy Smith, Adam Hickman, Johnny Houseright. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ray Abelseth, Sam Abelseth, Robert Bickmore, Richie Carmody, Richard Houseright, Emily Jones, The family will receive friends 5:30 – 7:30 prior to the service. Condolences may be sent to the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, 1912 West State St., Bristol, TN (423) 989-4800 is serving the family of Mr. Smith.
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