Richard Herbert Smith's obituary , Passed away on January 30, 2024 in Columbus, Georgia

Richard Herbert Smith

March 9, 1945 - January 30, 2024 (78 years old)

Columbus, Georgia

Richard Herbert Smith's obituary , Passed away on January 30, 2024 in Columbus, Georgia

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McMullen Funeral Home

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Richard Herbert Smith

March 9, 1945 - January 30, 2024 (78 years old)

Columbus, Georgia

Richard Herbert Smith Obituary

We are sad to announce that on January 30, 2024, at the age of 78, Richard Herbert Smith of Columbus, Georgia, born in Wrightsville, Georgia passed away. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.

He was predeceased by : his parents, Herbert Lafyette Smith and Sarah Moye Smith Moorehead; his grandson Deen Justin Smith; and his siblings-in-law, Henry Daniel Wood and Nora Wood Goodman.

He is survived by : his wife Clara Smith of Columbus; his children, Shannon Smith Moore of Columbus, Georgia, Ashley Smith Patterson (Brice) of Waverly Hall and Justin Richard Smith (Tami) of Columbus; his grandchildren, Madison Dobbins (Braden), Greyson Moore (Aly), Colton Patterson, Emma Patterson and Joely Smith; his great grandchildren, Lennox Dobbins and Rowan Dobbins; his sister Carolyn Bruce (Roger); and his sisters-in-law, Juanita Pardue and Nancy Wood.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to "The Honorable Richard H. Smith and Clara W. Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund" for the School of Medicine (Columbus) Mercer University in Richard's name to continue to strengthen the bond between the city of Columbus and Mercer University.

Funeral arrangement under the care of
McMullen Funeral Home



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Feb 04

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McMullen Funeral Home and Crematory
3874 Gentian Blvd, Columbus, GA 31907

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Feb 05

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First Baptist Church
212 12th St, Columbus, GA 31901

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