Donald Vannoy “Donnie” Smith, 68, died Thursday, March 31, 2011.
A funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery. The Reverend William Holliday and the Reverend Roger Cope will be presiding.
Donnie was a loving husband, daddy, granddaddy, and friend. He loved fishing and hunting and was a member of the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church and the Scotland Neck Masonic Lodge No. 689.
Donnie is survived by his wife, Shirley G. Smith; daughters, Dawn Smith of Rocky Mount and Robin McDowell and husband Joe of Scotland Neck; son, Van Smith and wife Anna Barrett of Greenville; and eight grandchildren, Christopher Vlasak, Jon Vlasak, Jamey Vlasak, Allison McDowell, Thomas McDowell, Clara Pierce Smith, Dory Smith, and Sadler Smith.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2011 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 401, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or to the Festival of Hope, c/o Pitt Memorial Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 8489, Greenville, NC 27835.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.