Rev. Selby A. Smith, Jr.
Published 12:11 pm Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Rev. Selby A. Smith, Jr., 77, died Monday.
Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Carlisle Funeral Home; burial will follow in Edgecombe Memorial Park with Rev. Calvin Lee officiating.
Rev. Smith was preceded in death by a son, Alvin Wayne Smith; daughter, Robbin Lou Smith and a brother, J.W. Smith. He served as the pastor of Love Baptist Church on River Road, Washington, N.C.
Rev. Smith is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jean Coker Smith; daughters, Kathy Jackson and husband, Roy, Rocky Mount, Bonnie Lou Smith and husband, Bobby Griffin, Tarboro; sons, Bruce Smith and wife Joann, Tarboro, Ricky Joe Smith and wife Michelle, Tarboro; sister, Doris Everette, Tarboro; grandchildren, Alvin Wayne Smith, Jr., Kenneth Wayne “Punk” Smith, Timothy Wayne “Runt” Smith, Bruce Alan Smith, Jr., Sheila Smith, Chris Smith, Kimberly Smith, Shannon Collins and R.J. Jackson; stepgrandchildren, D.L., Bud, Melissa and Jerry; 13 great-grandchildren.
Family will receive friends at Carlisle Funeral Home, Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.
Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.carlislefuneralhome.com.