Everette Avant ‘Eddie’ Smith, Jr.
Everette Avant “Eddie” Smith, Jr., 66, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Eddie was a retired contractor who worked many years in Virginia and along the Outer Banks. He will be remembered as a loving man who had an undeniable passion for country music and an unforgettable sense of humor.
He was preceded in death by his father, Everette Smith; his brother Billy Smith; his sister Barbara Bass and his loving companion Janice Rodgers.
He is survived by his mother Shirley Smith of Hayes; his sister Beverly Hayes and her husband Chuck of Newport News; his daughter Valarie Smith and her partner Greg Vanhorn, Jr. of Maple, NC; his son Eddie Smith and daughter-in-law Cindy Hamilton of Barco, NC; five grandchildren, Damon, Ryan, Corie, Brandi and Matthew and a great-granddaughter Summer. He is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews and loving family and friends.
A Celebration of his life will be held from 3-4 pm on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton, VA.
In his memory, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060.