Thomas Shelby Smith, 81, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Quincy, FL. He was born February 3, 1932 to Thomas Vernon and Eunice Rich Smith in Quincy.
He was a 1949 graduate of Gadsden High School, Quincy, and served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a supervisor in road construction with C.W. Roberts Construction Co. for many years.
Visitation was Friday, July 19, 2013 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Charles McClellan Funeral Home, 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, FL. The graveside service was Saturday, at 11:00 AM at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy.
He is survived by his children, Michael (Tammy) Smith of Quincy, Karen (Robert) Summers of Marianna, FL, Victor (Marilyn) Smith of Telogia, FL, Pat Faircloth of Hosford, FL, Shannon (Tina) Brock of Bainbridge, GA, Tana (Jack) Johnson of NC; a sister, Martha Jane (Roger) Robinson of Cape Coral, FL and 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, three nephews and a niece, Cissy Jones.
He was predeceased by; his wife, Verlyn Darley Smith; brother, Sam Smith; and his parents, T.V. and Eunice Smith.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home, Quincy, FL., (850) 627-7677 was in charge of arrangements.