Gary David Smith, son of David V. and Elizabeth Smith, was 66 years old when he died on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. He was born Feb. 26, 1947, in Gainesville, Ga.
A visitation will take place on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, from 5-8 p.m. at Landry's Funeral Home in Thibodaux, La., and on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, from noon until funeral services at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Thibodaux, La.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery in Forsyth County with full military honors.
He leaves behind to remember him his wife, Charlotte Monk Smith; children, Robin Smith Culver, Phillip Smith, Charles Smith, and Katherine Smith; mother, Elizabeth Smith; siblings, Dan Smith, Morris Smith, and Margie Smith Conner; and grandchildren, Brandon Short, Tylor Short, Koby Smith, Collin Short, Savannah Smith, and Dawson Smith.
Gary is preceded in death by his father, David Vertenar Smith.
Gary Smith served his country for 30 years in the United States Navy (1967-1996). He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Thibodaux, La., and a true servant to the community.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Wounded Warrior Project or to the First United Methodist Church, Thibodaux, La.
Those wishing to make online condolences may do so at www.littledavenport.com.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in charge of arrangements.