KINSTON - Mr. Hubert Allen Smith Jr., 59, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at the Caswell Center in Kinston. A private committal will be held at a later date. A native of Pitt County, Allen will be fondly remembered for his contagious smile and loving spirit. He lived most of his life as a resident of the Caswell Center and Pitt County Group Home. Known for his keen memory, Allen had a knack for remembering names. His love for others and good hearted nature excelled him among his numerous friends and he will be sorely missed by many. Allen was preceded in death by parents, Maria Van Ginneken Smith in 2009 and Hubert Allen Smith in 1977. He is survived by his sisters, Vivian Smith Rivers and husband John, of Fairfax, Va. and Frances Smith Meadows; brother in-law Bill Meadows, both of Greenville; nephews Michael Rivers of Raleigh and Chris Stokes of Greenville; and a niece, Terry Stokes of Greenville. The family will receive friends briefly prior to the service at the Caswell Center on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions may be made to The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association, 8588 Potter Park Drive, Suite 500, Sarasota, Florida 34238 or to the Caswell Foundation, 2415 W. Vernon Ave., Kinston, NC 28501. Online condolences may be sent to wilkersonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Wilkerson Funeral Home, Greenville. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com (Paid obituary)
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Published in Free Press from June 15 to June 18, 2013