Mr. Jack Reynolds Smith

Published 5:12 pm Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Mr. Jack Reynolds Smith, 74, of LaGrange, passed away Oct. 8, 2018, at his home after extended illness. Mr. Smith was born Jan. 3, 1944, in LaGrange, the son of the late Hillis Almand and Mildred Reynolds Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Paula Ann Smith, and brother, Vernon Michael Smith.

Mr. Smith was a lifelong resident of LaGrange and attended LaGrange High School and proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict. Jack started his career in construction, electrical and manufacturing fields. He further his education by attending West Georgia Technical College and excelled in machine tool technology which he later utilized during his manufacturing career. Jack retired from the transportation department of the Troup County School System as a bus driver.

Mr. Smith was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and a born again Christian. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching Georgia Bulldog football.

Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Brenda Norred Smith, LaGrange, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law, Christopher Shannon (Sherrie Leigh) Smith, LaGrange, Georgia; grandson, Christian Spenser Smith, LaGrange, Georgia; brother, Hillis Almand Smith, Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in the chapel of the Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home with the Reverend Michael Hornby officiating. Visitation will be held from noon until 1 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. The family respectfully request that in lieu of flowers donations be made the St. Jude’s Children Hospital, Memphis Tennessee in memory of Mr. Jack R. Smith

Memorial arrangements for Mr. Jack Reynolds Smith are by Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home.