Waylon Smith




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.