GLASGOW – Edd Ray Smith, age 73, departed from this life on Monday, September 18, 2023, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, Kentucky. He was born on Monday, December 26, 1949, the son of Zib Ray and Georgia Nell (Coffey) Smith.
Mr. Smith was a Christian man, a member of the Missionary Mound Baptist Church, a retiree of Wal-Mart having served some 30 years, loved antique cars and trucks, and enjoyed showing off his 1963 Falcon at many of the local car shows.
He was preceded in death by his father, Zib Ray Smith; maternal grandparents, George (Vinnie B) Coffey; and paternal grandparents, Zib (Lou) Smith.
Mr. Smith is survived by his mother, Georgia Nell (Coffey) Smith; aunt, Eddie Belle Denison; along with several cousins, church family, neighbors, and many friends.
The Funeral Service for Mr. Edd Ray Smith will be conducted on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Butler Funeral Home with Bro. Trevor Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in the Missionary Mound Cemetery in Metcalfe County, Kentucky. The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 26, 2023, after 11:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Missionary Mound Cemetery Fund and may be left at the funeral home. Butler Funeral Home of Edmonton, Kentucky is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Smith.