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Steve T. Smith, age 64, of Newland, entered into eternal rest on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Johnson City Medical Center. He was a son of the late Otie and Mildred Noblett Smith. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his brother, Danny Smith and sister, Joyce Lee. Steve was a man of Christian faith. He enjoyed reading, music, and watching a little "Andy". Steve loved being a father and spending time with his family and friends.
Steve is survived by his wife of 32 years, Ruth Smith; daughter and love of his life, Deseray Smith; brother, Mike Smith and wife, Jane, of Elk Park; sister, Tommie Buck and husband, Harry, of Johnson City, TN and half brother, Don Perkins of Charlotte. Many nieces and nephews, all of whom he claimed were his favorite, and countless friends and coworkers who he considered like family also survive.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5th at Evergreen Freewill Baptist Church in Roan Mountain, TN. Pastors John McCoury and Russell Hoilman will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5 until 6 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Yancey Funeral Services to help with expenses.