Rev. Harold Truett Smith, Sr. HUNTERSVILLE - Rev. Harold Truett Smith, Sr., 80, of Huntersville, died April 12, 2014, at his home. He was born on Dec. 12, 1933, in Stanley Co. to the late Silas and Martha Smith. He was a graduate of Wake Forest University and Southeastern Theological Seminary. During his 53 years of ministry, he pastored at many churches including Eastway Baptist and Northdale Baptist in Charlotte. Survivors include his wife Carolyn Cashion Smith; children, Harold Truett Smith, Jr. (Vickie), Jerry Smith (Lora), Terry Smith (Nicki), Lynda Smith (Bill Burkholder), and Kristina Brantley; and 16 grandchildren that were the loves of his life, Joshua and Caleb Brantley, Leigh, Jay and Trevor Burkholder, Nicholas, Jessie, Luke and Katie Smith, Rachel, Isaac, Gabe and Anna Smith, Mary Lynn Smith and Matthew and Nathaniel Gagnon. The family will receive friends from 2 - 3 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at James Funeral Home, 10520 Arahova Drive, Huntersville and the funeral service will follow at 3:00 in the James Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Community Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607-3000 or Hospice of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081. James Funeral Home is serving the family. www.jamesfuneralhomeLKN.com.
James Funeral Home
10520 Arahova Drive Huntersville, NC 28078
Published in Charlotte Observer on Apr. 13, 2014