Roger Lynn Smith, 71, formerly of Greeneville, died September 28, 2013, at the home of his brother and sister-in-law in Telford. Gone home to be with his heavenly father.
Mr. Smith was of the Baptist faith.
He was retired Phillips/Magnavox after 25 years. Mr. Smith was a past member of board of directors and Little Theatre, where he also performed.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Gladys Smith; life partner of 40 years, Danny Seay; several aunts and uncles.
Survivors include: Brother and Sister-in-law, Larry and Judy Smith, of Telford; Niece: Michelle Smith Curtis and husband, Jay, of Jonesborough; Nephew: Roger Dean Smith and wife, Kim, of Erwin; Great niece, Deanna Kilian; 4 great nephews Joshua Waddell, of Jonesborough, Alex Smith, Luke Smithy, Matthew Smith, all of Erwin; several cousins.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Memory Gardens. Minister Roger Dean Smith will officiate. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family will receive friends Monday, September 30, 2013, from 6-8 at the Jeffers Chapel in Afton. Family and Friends are to meet at the Afton Chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday to go in procession to GreenLawn.
In lieu of flowers donations may be given to the American Heart Association in Johnson City, 3101 Browns Mill Rd., Ste 6, PMB321, Johnson City TN 37604; or the National Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org/members/source/donations/DonationFormPrint.pdf.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.jeffersmortuary.com.