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Cecil Smith
  • 93 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 24, 1920
  • Place of birth:
    Dayhoit, Kentucky, United States
  • Date of passing: Mar 21, 2014
  • Place of passing:
    Lake Placid, Florida, United States
Let the memory of Cecil be with us forever

Cecil Smith age 93 of Lake Placid, Florida, formaly of Mt. Juliet, TN, and Dayton, Ohio, born on March 24, 1920 in Dayhoit, Ky. passed away on March 21, 2014. 

The son of Elzie and Sarah Smith, he was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Henrietta (Gladys) Byrge Smith; his youngest son, Jeffrey; five brothers: Golden, Woodson, William, Elzie Jr., and Verlin; and five sisters: Marie, Gertrude Chaffin, Drucilla Campbell, Loretta Corapi, and Roberta Young.

He is survived by his daughters Celia (Jim) Hilgeford of Tucson, Arizona; Rosetta (Victor) Locker, Visalia, California, Kathleen (Dale) Harned of Franklin, TN; and a son, Franklin; 8 grandchildren: Rachel and Larry Hilgeford, Gregory and Julia Smith, Shelley Harned Matthews, Krista Harned Delk, Jordan and Jackson Smith; and five great grandchildren: Ashley and BJ Hilgeford, Cole and Callie Matthews, and Tyson Delk; as well as three brothers, Ray, Roscoe, and Gene.

Mr. Smith was a former construction superintendent and custom home builder.  He served in the US Navy during WWII.

Cecil may be kindly remembered at and can be found on Facebook at

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"Rest in peace Cecil"

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