MORGANTON Hubert Troy Smith, 82, of Morganton, went home to be with his heavenly Father Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Born May 26, 1937, he was the son of the late William Luke Smith and Dorothy Causby Smith. Hubert was a lifelong member of Missionary Ridge Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for many years. He retired from Henredon Furniture with 50 years of service in the finishing department. Hubert loved his family, church family, mowing grass and working in his garden. Most of all he truly loved his loving wife. Hubert is survived by his wife of 61 years, Edith Smith; sons, Bruce Smith and wife, Theresa, Chris Smith and wife, Michelle; grandchildren, Michael Smith and wife, Chassity, Kevin Smith and wife, Brittany, Chandler Smith; great-grandchildren, Garrett, Hadley, Adisyn, Khloe; sister, Myrtle Poteat; and sister-in-law, Billy Joe Smith. In addition to his parents, Hubert was preceded in death by his brother, Bill Smith; and sisters, Kate Riddle and Sue Walker. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Life Enrichment Center at Missionary Ridge Baptist Church. The funeral will be held at 3 p.m., in the sanctuary, with the Revs. Chris Dale and Donald Lovelace officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care or Missionary Ridge Baptist Church. Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.sossomanfh.com.
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