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Walter Kelly Smith

March 26, 1938 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Clinton

Mr. Walter Kelly Smith, 83, of 269 Hamilton Dr. passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Sampson Regional Medical Center.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, October 24 at 3:00PM at Immanuel Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Ameen officiating. Burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday one hour prior to the service begginning at 2:00PM in the Sanctuary and other times at his home.

Born on March 26th 1938 in Johnston County, Walter was the son of the late Mack C. and Bertha Bedsole Smith. Walter was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and spent his career as a truck driver with Lundy Packing Co. One of the joys in his life was playing the guitar and singing gospel and bluegrass music. Walter loved his family and will be greatly missed.

Walter is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Clara Barr Smith of Clinton, daughter, Jennifer Blanchard and husband, John of Turkey, two sons: Jeffrey Smith and wife, Lisa and James Kelly Smith and wife, Charlotte both of Clinton; six grandchildren: Amelia Bullard, Joshua Blanchard, Jaxson Kelly Smith, Ashley Sinclair, Channing Smith and Logan Smith; two great-grandchildren: Ayla Bullard and Avery Blanchard.

In addition to his parents Walter was preceded in death by his son, Joel Steven Smith and his two brothers: Mack and Earl Smith.

Royal-Hall is honored to serve the Smith Family.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
October 24, 2021

2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Immanuel Baptist
1017 Sunset Avenue
Clinton, NC 28328

Funeral Service
Sunday
October 24, 2021

3:00 PM
Immanuel Baptist
1017 Sunset Avenue
Clinton, NC 28328

Burial

Clinton Cemetery
414 W. Main Street
Clinton, NC 28328

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