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Harry Lee Smith, Sr.

September 1, 1929 ~ October 13, 2018 (age 89)
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Mr. Harry L. Smith, Sr., age 89 of 3420 Holloway St., Durham, North Carolina passed on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Durham Ridge Assisted Living.  

Harry Lee Smith was born September 1, 1929 in Chatham County to the late Margaret "Maggie" Smith and David Manly Smith.  He was married to Claudia Mae Smith, who preceded him in death.  Harry departed this life on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Durham Ridge Assisted Living after a long illness.

Harry worked as a logger for most of his adult life and loved transporting special needs children to and from school.

Harry was also preceded in death by his wife, Claudia Mae Smith; a daughter, Faye Scurlock; grandson, Frederick Alston; three brothers: Floyd Gibson, David Lawrence Smith, Jr. and Howard Louis Smith and a niece, Rhoda Smith.

He leaves to cherish his memory his children: Harry Lee Smith, Jr. (Teresa Smith) special daughter-in-law; a daughter Claudette Smith Walker (Ander); step children Tony Rodgers (Charlotte) and Beverly Rodgers; two sisters: Helen Farrar and Geneva Smith; four nieces, Cynthia Smith (Marti) special niece, Marinette Heck, Darlene Smith; nephew, Richard Smith; seven grandchildren, Tyrone Smith (Latanya), Latisha Battle (Bobby), Aundrell Smith, Natosha Priest (Jonathan), Latosha Sweet (Rashad), Jocelyn Brooks (Shawn); a special friend the late Mary Goldston and a host of great grandchildren, relatives and friends.


Arrangements By: Knotts Funeral Home, Pittsboro


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