Smith, Jr., Miles James
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Jun. 27, 1927 - Nov. 4, 2013
Mr. Miles James Smith, Jr. 86, of Sarasota, FL, formerly of Salisbury, NC, died on Nov. 4, 2013. Visitation will be held at 4:00 pm on Tue., Nov. 5, 2013 at Lewis Hall at First Presbyterian Church in Salisbury, NC. Services will be held at 3:00 pm on Tue., at First Presbyterian Church in Salisbury, NC. Funeral arrangements by: Summersett Funeral Home, Inc.
Born June 27, 1927 in Greensboro, NC he was the son of the late Miles J. Smith, Sr. and Mattie Morisey Smith. He was a 1944 graduate of Boyden High School and earned his AB in economics from UNC and his MBA from Wake Forest University.
Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Navy during WW II as a seaman 3rd class and was later commissioned and retired as a Lieutenant.
Surviving is wife Katharine Harrington Smith whom he married on August 21, 1954, and children, Martha Allen of Charlotte, Angela (David) Harrison, of Florida, Miles, III (Cathy) Smith, Hayes (Susan) Smith and Kenan (Tracy) Smith, all of Salisbury. Grandchildren, Katharine (Donavan) McFalls, Rachel and Stephen C. Allen, Jr., David (Angie) Harrison, Skyler (and fiancée Nicole Moody) and Chase Harrison, Miles J., IV and Aaron Smith, Hayes, Jr. and Brice Smith and Lauren and Brooke Smith. Also surviving is a brother, Robert Gibbs Smith (Linda) of Boone, NC.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Rowan Helping Ministries, Crisis Assistance Network, PO Box 4026, Salisbury, NC 28145; Salvation Army, P.O. Box 625, Salisbury, NC 28145; Glenn E. Kiser Hospice House, 720 Grove Street, Salisbury, NC 28144; and First Presbyterian Church, 308 W. Fisher St, Salisbury, N 28144.
Online condolences may be made to www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Published in Herald Tribune from Nov. 5 to Nov. 6, 2013