Retired fireman Richard B. Smith, age 82, of Buford, Ga., passed away on March 7, 2014. He was survived by his wife of 44 years, Theo Holcomb Smith, Buford, Ga.; children, Shelby and Wayne Galloway, Austell, Ga.; Richard (Ricky) Smith Jr., Buford, Ga.; and Scott Smith, Flowery Branch, Ga.; six grandchildren, Justin Galloway, Michael Galloway, Richard Boyce Smith III, Hillary Smith, Olivia Smith and Hayley Smith; three great-grandchildren; brother, Tommy Smith, Columbus, Ga.
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Mr. Smith was born Nov. 13, 1931, in Atlanta, Ga. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a retired fireman from the city of Atlanta after 28« years. He was a member of New Bethany Baptist Church, a.k.a., Lanier Islands Community Church. Funeral will be held on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home. Interment will be at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, Ga. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, March 8, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, Ga., 770-932-1133.
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Mar. 8, 2014
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