Gordon L. Smith, 85, of Columbia, KY died Monday, March 2, 2020 at 8:58 A.M. at the T.J. Samson Hospital in Glasgow. He was born July 12, 1934, in Adair County, KY to the late Tom and Mary Frances Furkins Smith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter: Diane Smith, 5 brothers: Rufus, Garnett, Richard, James and Davis Allen Smith, and 4 sisters: Dorothy Perry, Louise Stotts, Jewell Hardin and Shirley Gilpin.
Gordon was a member and Deacon Emeritus of Columbia Baptist Church, a U.S. Army Veteran, formerly employed by Ingersoll Rand and a farmer.
Wife of 63 years: Carline McKinney Smith of Columbia
2 sons & daughters-in-law: Dale & Cindy Smith, Kenny & Robin Smith, all of Columbia, KY
1 daughter & son-in-law: Lou Ann & Darrell Carter of Columbia, KY
1 sister: Sue Wilson of Columbia, KY
6 grandchildren: Shaunah Ritter, Bryant Smith, Conor Smith, Paige Donnelly, Mason Carter, Carli Ann Carter
1 great-grandchild: Briley Kate Donnelly
Several other relatives & friends
Funeral Service: Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Rick Shelton officiating
Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097
Visitation: After 4:00 P.M. Wednesday
Casket Bearers: Dale Smith, Kenny Smith, Mason Carter, Bryant Smith, Conor Smith, Darrell Carter
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.