Richard C. “Ricky” Smith
Published 4:51 pm Monday, May 5, 2014
Richard C. “Ricky” Smith, 60, of Camilla, GA, passed away Saturday, May 3,
2014 at his residence.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 5, 2014 at
Delwood Baptist Church with Rev. Thomas P. Long and Rev. Andy Hall
officiating. Interment followed at Delwood Baptist Church Cemetery with
Jerry Sharber, Eddie Sharber, Buster Bell, Greg Murray, Byrl Harrell, Sonny
Darley, Randyl Godwin, and Lowell Dollar serving as active pallbearers.. In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to Delwood Baptist Church, c/o Janet Brock, 242 Mt.
Pleasant Church Rd., Climax, GA 39834 or the Gentiva Hospice, 430 E.
Shotwell St., Bainbridge, GA 39819.
Ricky was born May 23, 1953 in Bainbridge, and was a graduate of
Bainbridge High School, Class of 1972. He was a farmer, a member and former
deacon of Delwood Baptist Church, and served on the Board of Directors of
Georgia Farm Bureau. He loved working with his cows, hunting, fishing, and
spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard S. Smith.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Bonnie Hayes Smith of Camilla, GA;
his sons, Sammy Smith and his wife, Cathy, of Camilla, GA and Clay Smith and
his wife, Kasey, of Bainbridge; his mother, Laverne Ammons Smith of
Bainbridge; his brothers, Terrelle Smith of Camilla, and Glenn Smith
of Camilla; and his grandchildren, Morris Smith, Ellie Smith, and
Ivey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.