David Owens Smith, Sr.



David Owens Smith, Sr., age 58 of Aberdeen passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018.

David, a son of the late Claude “Bud” Smith and Betty Freeman Smith was born in Moore County on April 19, 1960. He worked many years in the textile industry for J.P. Stevens. He was a member of New Life Tabernacle. David enjoyed fishing and deer hunting. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend who will truly be missed.

He leaves behind his loving wife, Sandra L. Smith of the home; son, David O. “DJ” Smith, Jr. of Aberdeen; daughters, Tyanya Coomer (JD) of Sanford, Brittney Smith of Aberdeen; brothers, Daniel “Buddy” Smith (Sondra), Claude “Allen” Smith (Kathy) all of Aberdeen; grandchildren, Hannah Harmon (AJ), Anna Douglas (Will), Dillon Coomer; great grandchild, Annie Mae Douglas; a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at New Life Tabernacle in Aberdeen. The family will receive friends prior to the service on Thursday from 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. at the church. A private interment will be held at a later date.

The family requests for memorial donations to be given in David's memory to the National Foundation for Transplants, 5350 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119