Horace Dickson Smith, 87, of Longwood, NC died August 20, 2019.
Born in Brunswick County on December 19, 1931 he was a son of the late Sicero Smith and Bessie Hickman Smith. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Maggie Larrimore Smith.
He was a retired farmer and dedicated member of Longwood Baptist Church where he served on the Board of Deacons. He was a United States Navy veteran.
Surviving are his daughters, Vickie Grissett and Nancy Simmons (Floyd) all of Longwood; brother, Bryan Smith (Jackie) of Ash; sisters, Isolene Rosa of Howard Beach, NY and Dora Kannady of Wilmington, NC; grandchildren, Amber, Brandon and Kristen and great-grandson, Dixon.
A celebration of life will be conducted at 3:00 PM Friday, August 23, 2019 in Longwood Baptist Church by The Reverend Chris Stanley and The Reverend Jason L. Benton. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Active casket bearers will be Bryan Smith, Jr., Sam C. Smith, Richard A. Teague, Brandon F. Simmons, Donald Davis and Israel Formyduval. Honorary casket bearers will be Waburn Walton, Marvin Ward, Lennon Smith, Leroy Benton, Howard Benton and Charles Sommersett.
The family wishes to thank his care givers, Elaine Moskowitz, Vicky Jones and Crystal Smith for their care of Mr. Horace during his illness.
Memorials may be directed to Liberty Homecare and Hospice, 1120 Ocean Hwy West, Supply, NC 28462
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte