Fuquay-Varina – Jack Waylon Smith, 85, died Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 26 at 2:00 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow the service at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Waylon was one of nine children born in Wake County to Alfred Mack and Keller Austin Smith. He married Patsy Wilkerson in 1957 and they were married for 60 years. He was a farmer and worked at Lufkin Rule Company for 19 years. Waylon was a wonderful husband and father and a great provider. He was loved and will be greatly missed by his family.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy W. Smith; daughter, Pam Gentry and husband Terry of Fuquay-Varina; sons, Jack Waylon Smith, Jr. of Sanford and Ronnie Smith of Fuquay-Varina; grandchildren, Jack Waylon Smith, III (Stephanie) of Fuquay-Varina and Amanda Stowe (Tyler) of Raleigh; great grandchildren, Lily Smith, Eric Smith and Madison Stowe; sister, Frances Smith of Fuquay-Varina; brother, Dwight Smith of Danville, Virginia; sister in law, Emily Womble Smith of Fuquay-Varina.
The family will receive friends at Thomas Funeral Home beginning at 1:00 pm on Friday, January 26 with the service to follow at 2:00 pm.
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You have my deepest sympathies. Losing a loved one in death brings pain and tears. But, please know that one day this will all end. Revelation 21:4 states: And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. May Jehovah strengthen the family during this time.
Submitted by James on Jan 31 2018 10:11:36 PM
So sorry for your loss Pam. Bobby, Jackson and I send our love to you and your family.
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