David William Smith, Sr., 65, of Lewisburg, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at the Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, Tenn. He was the son of the late Mrs. Flora Lee Miller and Willie P. Gibson.

He was preceeded in death by his brother Michael Morrison and his son, Justin Bishop. He is survived by his wife, Janice Smith; children Kristen Smith of Lewisburg, Tenn.; Loretta Cheryl and Mark Smith of Hickory, NC.; David Smith, Jr. of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Bryan Smith of Franklin, Tenn.; sisters Joyce Wilds of Winston-Salem, NC, Betsy Flowers of Taylorsville, NC and Loretta Miller of Charlotte, NC; brothers J.T. Morrison of Athens, Ala., Eric Miller of White Oaks, Tx.; 12 grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be announced later.

J.B. Mayberry and Sons Funeral Home of Lewisburg, Tenn. is in charge of arrangements.