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Billy Smith

Wickliffe, Kentucky

November 29, 1936 - May 14, 2024

Billy Smith Obituary

Billy “Bill” Smith, age 87, of Wickliffe, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at his home.


Bill was born in Cairo, Illinois on November 29, 1936.  He was a member of Gospel Assembly Church in Anna, Illinois.  He loved being home “piddling” in his shop or watching the cars drive by from his front porch.  Bill will be remembered by his friends and family as being a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather.  


Bill is survived by his wife of 64 years, Colleen Werling Smith; five grandchildren, Derek Smith of Paducah, Jarett (Courtney) Smith of Bardwell, Emilie (Mason) Dover of Olmsted, Illinois, Kayla Smith of Wickliffe, and David (Rene) Edwards of Harrisburg, Illinois; and six great-grandchildren, Jaden, Bentlee, Avery, Jaxon, Norah and Roman.


He was preceded in death by his daughter, Gail Marie Edwards; two sons, Bruce and Mark Smith; and his mother, Ruby Inez McChristian.  


A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 17, 2024, at 1:00 pm at Wickliffe City Cemetery with Pastor Gaylen Holden officiating.  


There will be no visitation.  Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Wickliffe is in charge of arrangements.  


Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 501 St Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105.


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Billy “Bill” Smith, age 87, of Wickliffe, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at his home.


Bill was born in Cairo, Illinois on November 29, 1936.  He was a member of Gospel Assembly Church in Anna, Illinois.  He loved being home “piddling” in his shop or watching the cars drive by from his front porch.  Bill will be remembered by his friends and family as being a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather.  


Bill is survived by his wife of 64 years, Colleen Werling Smith; five grandchildren, Derek Smith of Paducah, Jarett (Courtney) Smith of Bardwell, Emilie (Mason) Dover of Olmsted, Illinois, Kayla Smith of Wickliffe, and David (Rene) Edwards of Harrisburg, Illinois; and six great-grandchildren, Jaden, Bentlee, Avery, Jaxon, Norah and Roman.


He was preceded in death by his daughter, Gail Marie Edwards; two sons, Bruce and Mark Smith; and his mother, Ruby Inez McChristian.  


A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 17, 2024, at 1:00 pm at Wickliffe City Cemetery with Pastor Gaylen Holden officiating.  


There will be no visitation.  Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Wickliffe is in charge of arrangements.  


Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 501 St Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105.


Share a memory or leave a message for the family at www.milnerandorr.com



To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Billy Smith hosted by Milner and Orr Funeral Home.

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