CHEROKEE — Eddie Dean Smith, age 56, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. His visitation was Friday, Sept. 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home, Cherokee. The funeral will be today in the funeral home chapel with Lisa Pharr officiating.
Mr. Smith was a native of Searcy, Arkansas and a welder at TBEI Fabrication since 1998. He was an avid biker who participated in the Trail of Tears and was also member of the church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Olen and Dorothy Smith. Survivors include his wife, Denise Smith; sons, Charles D. Smith and David A. Owens; daughter, Angela L. Haas; brothers, Harold E. Smith, Gerald W. Smith, Norman L. Smith, and Danny L. Smith; sisters, Brenda Dian Adcock; and grandchildren, Faith, Hope and Joy Haas, Sofia and Gideon Smith, Cyri Whitehead, and Dnysa Holmon.