Donald R. Smith

  • Born: July 28, 1944
  • Died: April 22, 2019
  • Location: Bostic, North Carolina

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services

1251 US Highway 221A
Forest City, NC 28043
Tel. (828) 657-6383

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

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Donald R. Smith, age 74, of Bostic, NC died Monday, April 22, 2019 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills in Forest City.
Donald was born July 28, 1944 in Rutherford County to the late Roy Smith and Alma Honeycutt Smith. He worked as a self-employed painting contractor for many years and enjoyed farming and raising hogs. Gardening, canning and fishing were some of his favorite pastimes. Donald was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, one sister and a great-grandson, Timothy Clayton Hamrick.
Those left to cherish his memory include his life-mate, Edna Mae Yelton;
four daughters, Lora Smith Cole (Brian) of Rutherfordton, Lisa Smith Koone of Forest City, Doris Marie Smith of Florida and Donelle Smith of Winston-Salem, NC and one son, Donald Alvin Smith of Guilford, Vermont. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren.
There will be a gathering of family and friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Harrelson Funeral Home.
Memorial donations are requested to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Don was always ready to help anyone who needed it....he was a great neighbor when he lived in Cane Creek....I am truly sorry for your loss.

Posted by Patsy Cook - Cane Creek, NC - Friend   April 24, 2019


He was a wonderful person to be around, he told you like it is, but at the same time he was a great person. He will be missed. We love him always and he'll always be with us.
-Allison Wray (grand daughter)

Posted by Allison Wray - lincolnton, NC - Grandchild   April 23, 2019

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