Mr. Allen C. Smith, age 74 of the Tuckers Cross Roads Community of Lebanon, passed away December 25, 2017, from complications of open heart surgery. A native of Wilson County, he was the son of the late Charles Fisher Smith Sr. and Sarah Frances Shearon Smith. He was a 1961 graduate of Lebanon High School and attended David Lipscomb University and Cumberland University. He attended Crossroads Fellowship. He worked over forty years in the livestock business at Wilson County Livestock and Smith County Commission Co. For eight years following, he was a licensed contractor doing sub-contract work. He was an avid horseman and a life-long farmer. He was a member of the Lebanon, Statesville and Smith County Saddle Clubs, and the Wilson County Cattleman’s Association.
He is survived by his wife of thirty-seven years, Darlene Pruitte Smith; two children: Robert A. (Bambi) Smith, Angela C. Smith (Chris Flatt); sister, Frances Smith Dickie; brother, Charles F. Smith Jr.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; mother of his children, Brenda (Sam) Nester.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 29, 2017, at 1 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Gary E. Miller officiating. Interment – Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers: Arnulfo Patino, Jr., Rick Gibbs, Tracey Langford, Dave Smith, Ron Steele, Anthony Barrett. Visitation Thursday 2-7 p.m. and Friday after 11 a.m.
LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements. www.ligonbobo.com