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George Franklin Smith, V

• Feb 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM

KINGSPORT - George Franklin Smith, V, 55, of Kingsport, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Holston Valley Medical Center, following a lengthy illness.

George was employed by Universal Machine and Tool and also the Tennessee National Guard. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during Operation Iraqi Freedom. George was a member of St. Dominic’s Catholic Church. He was a graduate of King University.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Judi Petti.

George is survived by his wife, Teresa Smith; two daughters, Adrian Smith and Jacy Smith; son, Michael Smith; two grandsons, Christian and Jordan; parents, George and Joyce Smith; three sisters, Jennifer Taylor and husband Eric; Terri Finley, and Bobbi Camaratta and husband Doug; four brothers, David Smith and wife Ruth, Victor Forster and wife Shirley, Bill Forster, and Tony Forster and wife Wendy; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, February 17, 2020, at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church. The funeral mass will follow at 1 p.m. with Father Michael Cummins officiating. 

Burial will follow at Lovelace Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Military Rites to be conducted by The American Legion Posts 3/265.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Please visit www.hamlettdobson.com to leave an online condolence for the family.

Hamlett-Dobson, Kingsport is serving the family of George Franklin Smith, V.

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