Johnie Raymond Smith, 83, of Mineral, died Thursday, February 18, 2021 at his residence. Born October 28, 1937 in Adel, GA, he was the son of the late Perry Smith and Iola Gordon Smith. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Jimmy Smith and a sister, Marie Lassiter.
Mr. Smith served his country during the Korean Conflict and he was a member of the VFW and Emmanuel Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Smith; two daughters, Joi Raynelle Smith and Jana Terese Panther; two sons, Michael Perry Smith and Jason Wade Smith; three sisters, Carolyn Saturday, Robbie Hancock and Mildred Wilson; 11 grandchildren, Daniel Hansen III, Samantha Hansen, Summer Hansen, Tori Hopkins, Jacob Hopkins, Logan Panther, Autumn Panther, Joni Panther, Joshua Smith, Kiesy Kiesinger and Dalton Clarke; seven great-grandchildren, Cheyenne Hansen, Savannah Hansen, Makenzie Hansen, Nathalie Powell, Coleman Powell, Noah Smith Ella Smith and Oliver Kiesinger; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is assisting the family.