STANLEY - Jeffrey K. Smith, 53, died unexpectedly on Jan. 20, 2013.
He was born in Gaston County on July 26, 1959.
Jeff is survived by his two daughters, Kimberly Smith of Stanley and Mandy Burnside of Stanley; six grandchildren, Dylan Holcomb, Michael Burnside, Destiny and Caileigh Doughty, Madison and Isabella Poplin; mother, Virginia Welch of Sumter, S.C.; sister, Karen Hudson of Sumter, S.C.; special friend and coworker, Deborah Reed.
A service celebrating his life will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley.
Burial will be at Hillcrest Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Carothers Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.carothersfuneralhomestanley.com.
Carothers Funeral Home is serving the Smith family.