Victor Lee Smith

Monday, June 25, 2018

Victor Lee Smith, 71, of Rector, Ark., passed from this life peacefully on Friday June 22, 2018, at his residence. He was born on June 27, 1946, in McDougal, Ark., to Imogene (Bradshaw) Smith and the late Claude Smith.

Victor was a veteran of the United States Army and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his father; and his loving wife, Sharon Smith.

Victor is survived by his mother, Imogene Smith; his children, Michelle and Anthony Garner of Paragould, Ark. and Brenda and Kevin Garber of Rector; one brother, Eugene Smith of Rector; one sister, Edith Shavalia of Rector; seven grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; a special nephew, Quentin Shavalia; along with a host of other special relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held beginning at 11 a.m. on Tuesday June 26, at the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector. Funeral Services will follow at 1 p.m. with Bro. David Floyd officiating. Interment will be held at New Hope Cemetery in Pollard, Ark.

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