The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


April 17, 2013

Bo Smith

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 — Richard Lee “Bo” Smith, 84, of Norwood, surrounded by his loving family, passed away Sunday night, April 14, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Memorial Baptist Church in Norwood. Rev. Daniel Flynn will officiate and burial will follow in Norview Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Mr. Smith was born March 29, 1929, in Stanly County, to the late Peggy O’Neal Smith.  

Mr. Smith was a retired Plant Manager of Young Manufacturing. He was a charter member of Memorial Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Usher and participated in Mission Trips. He served two terms on the Norwood Town Board, was a Volunteer of the Norwood Fire Department and served as a Boy Scout Leader.   

He is survived by his wife, Betty Ruth Baldwin Smith of the home; daughters, Pam Smith Morton Lambert and husband Mike of Albemarle and Patti Baldwin Smith and husband Larry of Norwood; two granddaughters, McKenzie Huneycutt and Carrie Smith Bostic and husband Blake; two great-grandchildren, Smith Efird and Reece Huneycutt.

Memorials may be made to  Alzheimer’s Association Western Carolina, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215-3220.

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