Lawrence Vaughn Smith; loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter, Wilmington, NC on Tuesday February 7, 2012 following a lengthy illness.
Born on September 4, 1938 in West Virginia, the son of the late John and Vergie Hardy Smith.
Surviving are his wife of 24 years, Karen A. Smith; brothers Eddie and wife Brenda, Brooks and Jerry Smith; sisters Bell Hill, Linda Hawks, Stella Holdren; sons Lawrence Jr., Michael and wife Jeanie and Mark Smith; step children Kathy Smith, Charles and Thomas Mongo; niece, Anette, Trease, nephew John ,13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the Smith Residence, 6010 Karen Lane, Wilmington, NC on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in remembrance of Lawrence “Granddaddy” Smith.
Lawrence will be greatly missed but forever loved by all.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403. 910.791.9099