Clinton Dale Smith, age 84, of 477 Jarvis Road, Ennice, NC passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Alleghany Center-Genesis HealthCare in Sparta, NC.

He was born January 18, 1936 in Alleghany County to the late Garnie and Hazel Spurlin Smith. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Ray Smith. He loved working with his honey bees, wood working, and loved being outdoors sitting on the porch in his rocker. Clinton is survived by his wife of 65 years, Clettie Smith of the home; four sons, David Smith and wife Lisa of Lancaster, SC, Larry Smith and wife Beth of Heath Springs, SC, James Smith and wife Angie of Kershaw, SC, Scottie Smith and wife Sabrina of Spartanburg, SC; eleven grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; four sisters, Wanda Vaughan of Mt. Airy, Eleanor Lundy of Ennice, Helen Whitaker and husband Ronnie of Mt. Airy, Gail Parsons of Dobson; sister-in-law, Betty Smith; numerous nieces and nephews also survive. A private funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 31, 2020 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Reverend Bill Spurlin officiating. Interment will follow in H.B. Spurlin Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the residence. A memorial service to celebrate Mr. Smith's life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to H.B. Spurlin Memorial Gardens, c/o Mickie Evans, PO Box 12, Ennice, NC 28623. The family would like to extend special thanks to Bobby Gentry, Harold Lundy, and Alan Jarvis. Also, special thanks to the staff at Alleghany Health Center-Genesis HealthCare and Forsyth Medical Center. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Smith family.

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