Marvin Smith

October 18, 1944 ~ September 16, 2018 (age 73)

Albert Marvin Smith, 73, of Providence, passed away at his home on Sunday, September 16, 2018 surrounded by his family and friends.  He was born the third child of seven in Lake City, Florida to the late Albert Stanton Smith and Dorothy Tyson Smith.  Mr. Smith was a lifelong resident of Providence and a graduate of Union County High School class of 1962.  He enjoyed fishing, working his farm and hosting dove shoots and cookouts at his farm.  Mr. Smith loved to spend time with his children and his family.  He was preceded in death by his wife and mother of his children, Joann Smith; one brother, Charles Smith; and one sister, Christine Hale-Petry.


Survivors include his three children, Kathy Smith Ford (Ronald), Ft. White, Dorothy Smith Park, Providence and Buddy Smith, Providence; four brothers, Wayne Smith (Glenda), Providence, Larry Smith (Margaret), Terry Smith and David Smith (Gloria) all of Lake City; six grandchildren, Larry “Stump” Owen, Kristen Jones, Alexis “Pesh” Prevatt, Andrea Park, Dustin “Climber” Smith and Aidan “Little Man” Smith; eight great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.


Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Old Providence Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Stout and Rev. Melvin Owen officiating.  Interment will follow at the church cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be Tuesday evening from 5-7:00 PM at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Nature Coast at PO Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. 

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