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Russell Ralph Smith

May 11, 1930 November 6, 2022
Russell Ralph Smith
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Obituary for Russell Ralph Smith

Russell Ralph Smith, age 92, of Chinoe Road in Lexington, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2022, at the Cambridge Place following a long illness. He was born May 11, 1930, in Estill County and was the son of the late Shelby Smith and Bessie Watson Smith Highley. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Interlake Steel and was a member of the Newport Nazarene Church. He is survived by:

1 daughter: Vicki Lynn Smith Johnson - Lexington

2 sons: Russell Ralph Smith, Jr. - Winchester

Eddie Dwayne Smith - Cincinnati, OH

1 stepbrother: Robert “Bobby” Highley - Greenville, SC

His cousin/brother: Billy Watson - Highland Hights

8 grandchildren and several great grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Anna Leora Johnson Smith, 1 son, James Eric Smith and his stepfather, Robert G. Highley.

Graveside services will be conducted Monday, November 14, 11 AM at the Cobb Hill Cemetery with Donnie Watson officiating.


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