Obituaries


Buford Earl Smith, III

March 5, 1965 - February 1, 2018

Burial Date

Mr. Buford Earl Smith, III, age 52, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018, at his home in Bainbridge, Georgia. A service in his honor will be held at a later date.

Buford Earl Smith, III, was born March 5, 1965, to Buford Earl Smith, Jr. and Ruth Ellen Cole Smith, in Marion Indiana. Buford loved to go fishing and camping. He was a great dad and Pepa. He loved the music of AC/DC. Buford took excellent care of his mother and brother. He had a really, good heart.

Buford Earl Smith, III is survived by his parents, Ruth Ellen Cole Smith of Bainbridge and Buford Earl Smith, Jr. of Indiana; daughter, Hannah Smith of Bainbridge; son, Kyle Smith of Atlanta; sister and brother, June Lashley and Joey Stoebe; grandchildren, Harley, Hallie, and Haliey Donalson; niece, April Lashley; great niece and nephew, Mia Cantley and Wyatt Cantley; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.