Richard Wayne Smith
December 6, 1953 ~ February 26, 2023
Richard passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at his home after an extended illness. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee. During his childhood, he lived in Ohio and West Virginia, but spent his adult life in Nashville. Richard is preceded in death by his parents, William Elston Smith and Doris Edna (Ralph) Smith; brothers, William (Bud) Elston Smith, Michael Dale Smith and sister, Dolly Lynn Smith. He is survived by his wife, Mary Angela (Cushen) Smith; son, Jeffrey Wayne Smith; sister, Polly Ann (Susie) Hand; grandchildren, Brittany Renee Smith, Madelynn Rose (Smith) Mounivong and her husband, TJ Mounivong, and Radlee Wayne Smith; and great-grandson, Daxton Lee Mounivong; also, many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, and other family members and many close friends and neighbors. On behalf of our family, please accept our gratitude for all of the many acts of kindness and love everyone has shown to our family during this difficult time. A Celebration of Richard’s life will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at 2PM, at Hope Fellowship Church, 1429 Lee Victory Parkway, Smyrna, TN 37167). Arrangements in the care of Compassion Funeral & Cremation Services, 6949 Charlotte Pike, Suite 104 (615) 857-9955. We proudly remain locally owned & operated.