Lawrence Earl Smith, 76, of Greenville passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019. Family received friends on Monday, September 23, 2019 at their home. Boone Funeral Home of Greenville was in charge of arrangements.
Beloved husband of Mary Ellen Smith. Devoted father of Lacey Yoder (Scott) and Randi Dixon (Kevin). Loving grandfather of Jayson, Max, Braxton Yoder, Kellan and Kaden Dixon. Also survived by his brother Bill J. Smith (Sue Ellen) and sister Diane L. Smith. He is a beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Earl J. Smith and Thelma M. Smith.
Known to family and friends as Larry. He served valiantly in the Vietnam war and was decorated for his service with a Bronze Star. He is avid sport enthusiast especially for University of Michigan and Big Ten teams. Larry was also an avid reader. Larry was passionate about people in the community and used his caring spirit to perform his role as Human Resource Professional for various companies for the last 50 years.
In lieu of gifts and flowers, donations in his name can be made to William Alexander Percy Memorial Library, 341 Main Street, Greenville, MS 38701 or Disabled American Veterans (DAV) at www.dav.org or call 855-619-4376.