William Lee Smith

Cris RitchieEditor

May 24, 2013

William Lee Smith, 80, of Hazard, died Wednesday, May 22 at the Hazard ARH medical center.

He was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from the coal mines. He was also the son of the late Alex Smith and the late Elsie Russell Smith, and also preceded in death by his first wife, Christine Deaton, one sister, and two brothers.

He is survived by his wife, Nannie Fay Smith; daughters Linda, Trish, Darlene, and Liz; sons Ricky and Cliffton; and a host of siblings, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are being handled by Maggard Brothers Funeral Home of Hazard, where the family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. Services will follow with Mark Tabata officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Hazard.