Joe Smith Jr.
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Joe Smith Jr., 80, Benton, passed away at 4:20 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Morningside Assisted Living.

Joe retired from Air Products were he was a chemical operator. He was a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp having served in the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Jo Walston Smith, Benton; three daughters, Deborah Larson and Kim Flood, both of Paducah, and Joyce Pace, Benton; four grandchildren, Nicole Larson Russell, Houston, Texas, Shawn Larson, Paducah, Chase Flood, Louisville and Ashley Pace Dunn of Mooresville, N.C.; two great grandchildren, Reese Dunn and Samuel Russell and one sister, Betsy Pruitt, Calvert City.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe Smith Sr. and Irene Nichols Smith.

A graveside service was held Monday, May 20, at Marshall County Memory Gardens. Rev. Bill Ramsey officiated. Burial with military rites followed. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home and Crematory handled the arrangements.

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