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Ridley Calvin Smith Sr.

Ridley Calvin Smith, Sr., 74, of Pikeville, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Evelyn Smith: sisters, Carolyn Smith Reed, Carol Devota Smith Brewer, Judy Smith Cummings and one sister-in-law, Brenda Smith.

Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Martha J.  Smith, of Pikeville; daughters, Wanda Smith, of Dayton, Rebecca (Keith) Stephens, of Dayton, Robin (Troy) Begley, of Crossville; sons, Ridley (Jaime) Calvin Smith, Jr., of Pikeville, Jason (Kim) Smith, Sr., of Dayton; grandchildren, Richard Davis, Jr., Calvin Davis, Heather (Brad) Sinclair, Jeremy Smith, Dylan Smith, Paige (Casey) Angel, Brandon Smith, Bradley Smith, Katana Smith, Shataya Smith, Nikita (Ronnie) Stone, Keisha Stephens, Dustin Stephens, Harley Dugger, Tommy Hartman, Chase Hartman, Bayli  Smith, Chelsey Smith, Jason Brian Smith, Jr.; nine great-grandchildren;  sisters, Ann Craig and Linda Smith of Pikeville; brothers, Jerry Smith, Ronnie (Nancy) Smith and Richard (Becky) Smith of Pikeville; several nieces and nephews; brothers-in-law, J.L. Reed of Pikeville and Bill Cummings of North Carolina.

Services were Saturday, April 16. Burial was in Simmons Cemetery.

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Arrangements were made by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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