Calvin Smith, Sr., age 50, of Unicoi, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015 from his residence. Calvin was born on January 8, 1965 in Maryland, a son of the late Howard Ray Smith and Pearl Hampton Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, David Smith and Wallace Williams; and one half-brother, Charles Ernest Smith.
Calvin had worked as a technician for Comcast.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Melissa Smith, of the home; three children, Calvin Ray Smith, Jr. and Annabelle Marie Pearl Smith, both of the home, and Kaleigh Dawn Smith, of Jonesborough; two sisters, Rebecka Lynn Stockton, of Erwin and Roseanna Smith, of Taylorsville, NC; one brother, Leonard Smith, of Taylorsville, NC; and a step brother, Timothy Hopson, of Elizabethton.
A service to honor the life of Mr. Calvin Smith will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Monday, December 28, 2015 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Pastor Willie Campbell, officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Monday.
The graveside service will follow in the Johnson Barnett Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Michael J. Greenwell, Preston Bennett, John Adams, Brian Barnette, Cory Porter, Adam Hampton, and Chuck Oaks. Timothy Hopson will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 423-543-4917.