It is with regret we announce the passing of Dr. Christopher K. Smith, age 79, of Fayetteville. Dr. Smith was born on June 30, 1938 in Oahu, HI to the late Major General Sory Smith and Sally B. Fuqua Warwick. He served in the National Guard, earned a Mechanical Engineering PhD, and worked at Eglin Air Force Base. Chris was of the Methodist Faith. He passed away on December 31, 2017, surrounded by his loving family, at his residence.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Doris Gentry Smith; a daughter, Lisa D.S. Gillen and her husband Jim; granddaughter Savannah Gillen all of Fayetteville; sister, Sory Dunn and her husband Bob of Tuscaloosa, AL; and several nieces and nephews.
A life celebration will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Clarksville, TN. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Dr. Christopher K. Smith.