Mr. Woody L. Smith

Published 12:15pm Friday, November 23, 2012


Funeral service for Mr. Woody L. Smith, 72, of Alexander City, will be Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 2:00 pm at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home.  Rev. Stephen Webb and Rev. Jack Womack will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Alexander City Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Radney Funeral Home.

Mr. Smith passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at University of Alabama Hospital.  He was born on January 13, 1940 in Tallapoosa County, Alabama to Woodrow Smith and Velma Dean Smith.  He was a member of Orr Street Baptist Church.  Mr. Smith loved old cars and enjoyed going to car shows, watching Auburn football, and traveling, especially on his trips to Hawaii and Alaska.  He was a hard worker and worked at Avondale Mills for 44 years as a Supervisor in the Dye Dept.  Mr. Smith was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather and loved his family and grandkids greatly.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Mary Busha Smith of Alexander City; daughter, Penny Suzanne Gallops (Wesley) of Montgomery; son, Stephen Douglas Smith of Alexander City; grandchildren, Megan Gallops and Wesley Gallops, II both of Montgomery and Tanner Lee Smith of Alexander City; and brothers, James “Jim Bob” Smith (Martha) of Alexander City and Harold Smith of Dadeville.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will accept flowers or memorial donations may be given to Orr Street Baptist Church, P.O. Box 715, Alexander City, AL 35011.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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