The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


April 19, 2014

George Smith operated Smith's Barber Shop in Stanfield for 52 years

Saturday, April 19, 2014 — George Brantley Smith, 71, of Reed Mine Road, Midland, traded his earthly home for his heavenly on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Funeral service were at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Stephen’s Wesleyan Church, 7601 Brusharbor Road, Concord, officiated by Rev. Gary Morris and Rev. Don Ingle; burial followed at Center Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. The Men’s Club of St. Stephen’s served as honorary pallbearers.

The Smith family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Gordon Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant.

Mr. Smith was born March 3, 1943 in Cabarrus County son of the late Charles Brantley Smith and Clemmie Kiser Smith.

He was a member of St. Stephen’s Wesleyan Church. George retired from Teledyne Alvac in Monroe after 30 years. He was also owner-operator of Smith’s Barber Shop of Stanfield for 52 years.

He was preceded in death by a brother Kenneth D. Smith.

Those left to cherish his memories are his wife of 51 years, Linda Hough Smith; daughter, Renee S. Buck and husband, Todd; son, Brian Smith and wife, Sharlyn, both of Concord; sister, Betty S. Almond; grandchildren, Clint Buck, Devin Miller, Anthony Smith, Darbi Smith; also a number of nieces and nephews and numerous friends, too many to count.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Stephen’s Van Fund, in care of Rev. Gary Morris, 7601 Brusharbor Road, Concord, NC 28025

Gordon Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is serving the Smith family.

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