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Stanley Leon Smith, Jr.

Cordova, TN

Stanley "Doc" "Pops" Leon Smith, Jr. born October 18, 1949 in Memphis TN, went home to be with his Maker and Savior, April 10, 2017.

Husband to his bride of almost 46 years and high-school sweetheart, Linda Moore Smith. Preceded in death by his Dad ('99), Stanley Leon Smith

Survived by his Mom, Sue Keenum Smith; brothers Steve Smith of Counce, TN and Stuart Smith of Germantown, TN, and many other loving family members

A graduate of White Station High School in '67; The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) in '71 (Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Nu); UT Medical School '75; Chief Resident-UT, 1978-79, John Gaston, General Surgery

Daddy to daughters Shannon (Pops to son-in-law Jarred) Pittman of Collierville, TN and Samantha Lynn Smith of Jackson, MS; son Stanley Leon Smith III of Fort Lauderdale, FL (fiance, Bridget Mary Statler of Delray Beach, FL); Pops to the newest loves' of his life, granddaughter, Reece (8) Pittman and grandson, Smith (3) Pittman; Pet dad to Sadie (Golden Doodle, 8), Little Bit (Cat, 10)

Doc has treated patients in the Memphis community since the late 1970s, currently a General Surgery physician with West Cancer Center, serving at both Baptist Memphis and Methodist Germantown

Doc lived by four simple truths for life (in order): Faith, Family, Friends, and love the U.S.A.

Visitation will be on Good Friday at Hope Church (South Hall, 8500 Walnut Grove Road, Cordova, TN) from 12 - 2 p.m. with a Celebration of Life to follow at 2 p.m.

In Lieu of Flowers, please donate to the Memphis Church Health Center ( churchhealth.org/give ) or The Wounded Warriors Project ( www.woundedwarriorproject.org )
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 13, 2017
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