Gregory Keith Smith, 69, passed away Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019 at his home in Dublin. Born on July 29, 1949, he was a member of Dublin Christian Church and a former elder. He was a graduate of UVA Wise and taught elementary school for several years. He followed in his father’s footsteps and was a coal miner and was a representative for the United Mine Workers.
Gregory was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Ida Mae Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Vickie Buckner Smith; daughter and son-in-law, April and Brian Henderson of Hardy; sons and daughters-in-law, James Perkins and Kayla Crowder of Dublin and Shannon and Brandi Perkins of Pulaski; brother, Steve Smith of Dalton, Ga.; sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Bob Cotrill of Lancaster, Ohio; 5 grandchildren, Caleb, Cara, Marlie, Sydney and Maklen; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today, Saturday, Mar. 30, 2019 at the Dublin Christian Church with Rev. Richie Goad and Rev. Terry Hodge officiating. Interment will follow in Sunrise Burial Park in Radford.
The family received friends on Friday evening at the church.
Flowers are welcome or the family suggests that contributions be made to Dublin Christian Church Building Fund, 5605 Dunlap Road, Dublin, VA 24084.
The Smith family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com