Services for Clyde H. Smith, 89, Frankfort will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Bridgeport Christian Church. Rev’s David Smith and Ann Shepherd will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Monday 5:00-8:00 p.m. at LeCompte Johnson Taylor and Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the church. Mr. Smith passed away Thursday at his residence.
A native of Bridgeport, he was the son of Howard and Leona Dove Hamilton Smith Clyde was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving in Korea. He spent his life farming and serving his community as past president of the Franklin County Fair and Franklin County Farm Bureau. He was an Elder and Elder Emeritus of Bridgeport Christian Church, member of Bridgeport Ruritan Club and Pioneer Farmers, former carrier for Fred’s Fast Freight and Capital City Pharmacy.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years Norma T. Smith; daughter Lisa G. Smith, son Thomas H. Smith, granddaughter Emily Dove De Nigris, Frankfort; sister in law Catherine Smith, Shelbyville; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Odell Smith.
Pallbearers will be Richard Hanley, Brandon Smith, Edward Combs, Davin Smith, Derek Smith and Daniel Ayeres. Honorary bearers will be Elders of Bridgeport Christian Church.
LeCompte Johnson Taylor Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Bridgeport Christian Church, Dove Smith Memorial Fund, 175 Evergreen Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601 or Bluegrass Care Navigators. You may share memories and leave condolences at ljtfuneralhome.com .