Mr. Smith was a member of Little Cypress Baptist Church where he directed the Choir and Youth Choir for many years. Pete sang tenor as a member of the Smith Brothers Quartet. He was co-owner of C&L Construction Co, Inc. of Calvert City.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley D. Smith, two sons, Bobby R. Smith and wife Fran of Calvert City, and Christopher C. Smith and wife Kirby of Austin, Texas; one daughter, Shelia Ann Rushing and husband Stan of Dallas, Texas; two brothers, Lonnie Smith of Calvert City and Donald Smith of Hardin, two sisters, Wanda Lambert and Sharon Dunigan both of Calvert City, six grandchildren, Jessica Powell, Derek Smith, Chase Rushing, Shantell Jenkins, Jacob Smith and Grant Smith; three great-grandchildren, Dallas Davis, Kruz Powell and Jayden Jenkins.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Joel Smith and one sister, Lucille Lee, and his parents Elza Ray and Hattie Mae Smith.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 2at the Filbeck -Cann & King Funeral Home. Rev. Patrick Gerwitz and Rev. Jewell Barrett officiated. Burial followed in the Marshall County Memory Gardens.
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