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Larry Lee Smithey

May 18, 1942 ~ August 23, 2021 (age 79)

Obituary

Larry Lee Smithey, 79, of Reidsville, went to be with the Lord Monday August 23, 2021 at his home. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Thursday August 26, 2021 in Citty Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ralph Clayton officiating. Burial will be in Greenview Cemetery. A native of Rockingham County, he was a son of the late Elwood T. and Omie Johnson Smithey and had lived most of his life in the Williamsburg Community of Rockingham County. He was a retired employee of Miller Brewery Co. and was preceded in death by his wife: Linda Paschal Smithey and a brother: Ted Lewis Smithey. Larry was involved in drag racing, dirt track and NASCAR for most of his life. He has helped his son at Smithey’s Funwood Auction for a number of years. Survivors include his son: Kenneth Lee Smithey and wife Beth of Reidsville, his daughter: Kimberly L. Smithey of Reidsville, brothers: Charles Irvin “Sambo” Smithey of Burlington, Jerry Thomas Smithey and wife Wanda, Randy G. Smithey and wife Rita, Timmy K. Smithey and wife Debbie, and Stoney Smithey all of Reidsville, Sister: Carolyn Virginia Gammon of Reidsville, five grandchildren: Jacob ‘Jake” Smithey, Ava Minter, and Julian “Jules” Smithey, Jared Dillard, and Kalynn Evans and husband Josh, Great Grandchild: Bentley Evans. The family will see friends at Citty Funeral Home 10:00 AM till 11:00 AM one hour before the service and following the service at the residence. Memorials may be sent to: Mount Jubilee Ministries P.O. Box 81 Reidsville, NC  27323-0081. Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 26, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Citty Funeral Home, Inc.
308 Lindsey St.
Reidsville, NC 27320

Funeral Service
Thursday
August 26, 2021

11:00 AM
Citty Funeral Home Chapel
308 Lindsey St.
Reidsville, NC 27320

Donations

Mount Jubilee Ministries
P.O. Box 81, Reidsville NC 27323-0081

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