Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the funeral service for Mr. Richard “Richie” Smith, age 52, who passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at Memorial Health in Savannah, Ga. Mr. Smith was a native of Ocean Springs, Mississippi living the past 39 years in Baxley. He was a carpenter and loved spending time with his granddaughter, Jaylee.
Mr. Smith is preceded in death by his father, David Smith, and a brother, David Smith Jr.
Surviving is his wife, Melinda Smith; one daughter, Tiffany Driggers; one granddaughter, Jaylee Driggers; his mother, Jeanette Smith; two brothers, Danny Smith (Charemon) and Andy Smith; several nieces and nephews also survive.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 22, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. at the Nobles Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Darrell Weaver and Reverend Phil Keeter officiating.
Interment will follow in the Friendship Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Active Pallbearers are Justin Woodard, Chandler Smith, Reedie Lasseter, Shannon Davis, Jason Griffin.
In lieu of flowers, remembrancers may be made to Ms. Jeanette Smith to help defray funeral costs.
Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Mr. Richard “Richie” Smith.