Funeral service for Aubrey Wilson Smith, Jr., age 76, of Fayetteville, TN will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Caleb Bell officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Aubrey was born on January 18, 1947, in Lansing, MI, to the late Aubrey Wilson Smith and Pauline Hately Smith. He was a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church and an ordained deacon, and he served in the US Army Reserves. Mr. Smith enjoyed woodworking, gardening, bird watching and had an eye for photography. He had a caring heart for animals, including his cats, dogs, and goats. Aubrey passed away on August 10, 2023, at his residence.
On November 23, 1968, Aubrey married the love of his life, Karon Marshall Smith. To their union, they had 2 children, Jason (Erika) Smith of Coppell, TX, and Andrea (Bradly) Evans of Fayetteville, TN; and grandchildren, Addison Evans, and Cheyenne Evans. Additional survivors include his sister, Teresa (Al) Mitchell, and a brother, Carey (Darla) Smith.
Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM until 8 PM on Tuesday at Higgins Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Fayetteville First Baptist Church Ramp Ministry, P.O. Box 623, Fayetteville, TN 37334.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Aubrey Wilson Smith, Jr.