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“We were so sorry to hear about Allen. He was a fun guy to be around and a great co-worker. We worked together for thirty years. He will be missed...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: James P. Stallings (Snuffy) - NC

“I am sorrowed to learn of Allen's recent passing.He and I were great friends during my years at GE. I know The Family will greatly miss Allen and so...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Dean Covington - Myrtle Beach, SC

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3 of 23 | Posted by: Dean Covington - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Susan, sorry to just find out about Allen. What a terrible loss of one of the best people I have ever known. I just asked David Watson about him at...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Don & Faye Cable - Wilmington, NC

“I am so sorry for your loss.My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Sincerely, Frances ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Frances Bowden Deabenderfer - NC

“I am so sorry to read about your loss. Death is not an easy thing, but God wants us to turn to him for comfort during this time. "He heals the broken...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“For the past 26 years I have had the pleasure of hunting with Allen and his family. When he invited you to "Come anytime!!! " he was sincere and I...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Mike Dombroski - Castle Hayne, NC

“SUSAN AND FAMILY: I had the pleasure of working in the gauge lab at G E with allen. I found him to be a man with a heart filled with love and...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: EFIRD I. JOHNSON - BOLIVIA, NC

“Many thoughts and prayers to each of you. May the God of all comfort hold you today, and in the days ahead. ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Jeff and Beth Ellen - Charlotte, NC

“Allen and I were good friends in school. I wrote a Forestry Management Plan for Allen a few years ago so he could get Land Use on the tract.I will...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Phillip Brock - Holden Beach, NC

“God bless your family during this very difficult time. Our prayers are with you. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Wilkerson - wilmington, NC

“Allen "Smitty" you were the true meaning of gentle giant and gentleman. I will miss you my friend. RIP! ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Joe Johnson - Wilmington, NC

“Thought and prayers are with the family during this time of loss. ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: John and Robbie Ellen - NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sorry to lose one of my favorite cousins. ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Wade & Ruth Smith - Calypso, NC

“Dear Susan and family, We have worked with Allen for many years in both Aircraft and Nuclear. His friendship meant very much to us. May your...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Jim & Caroline Bordeaux - NC

“Allen was such a blessing to work with! He made coming in to the site warehouse at GE, even during the most stressful of times, a fun experience. His...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Kristina Butcher (formerly Hubbard) - NC

“Susan and family-- I remember when we were growing up together all the fun things we did.You were my favorite cousin. We used to get into trouble...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Ricky and Mary Jones - Elfrida, AZ

“Allen was agreat guy to work with.Always funny and joking around. He will be missed. Rest in peace. ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Mark Allen - Rocky Point, NC

“What can I say! Your were the best person in the whole wide world to me! I looked up to you. I remember when I was little you used to drive me around...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Courtney Smith - Wallace, NC

“You will always be in our Hearts!! We Love you Allen!! R.I.P my Sweet Brother & Uncle!!!!! You are an Angel in Heaven now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Ronnie,Anne,Ron,Roddie,Rustie,MissyCody,Katelyn,Kimberly,Katheri - NC

“Susan, Al, and Penney, my heart is so saddened by Alan,s death. My heart aches for each of you. Although time and distance has prevented us from...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Judith Gunby - Georgetown, SC

“So sorry.. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Chester Smith - Wallace, NC

“Susan and Family, So sorry for your loss and praying for all of you. Love In Christ, Calvin and DeLane ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: DeLane Miller - Castle Hayne, NC

Mr. Allen Ray Smith, known as "Smitty" age 67 of Wallace, NC, died on February 11, 2015 at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville, NC. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 1:30 at Sharon Baptist Church in Chinquapin, NC conducted by the Rev. Patrick Trobaugh. Burial will follow at Craft Cemetery on Norwood Blanchard Road in Wallace, NC. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 14 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Padgett Funeral Home in Wallace, NC.
Smitty is survived by his wife of 46 years, Susan McLamb Smith of the home, his son, Allen Ray Smith, Jr. and wife Cherlyn of Wallace, NC, his daughter, Penny Smith Ellen and husband Scott of Castle Hayne, NC, two grandchildren, Courtney Anne Smith of Wallace, NC and Nathan Odell Ellen of Castle Hayne, NC, his mother, Frances Craft Smith of Wallace, NC, two brothers, Avery Smith and wife Heidi of Wallace, NC and Anthony Smith of Wallace, NC and two sisters, Anne Smith Jones and husband Ronnie of Leland, NC and Alisa Smith Sofield and husband John of Wilmington, NC and many nieces and nephews.
Smitty was born on February 6, 1948 in Duplin County to Frances Craft Smith and the late William Ray Smith.
Smitty retired from General Electric in Wilmington after 43 years of service. He maintained friendships with many of his co-workers. He enjoyed spending time with his family and especially adored his two grandchildren. He enjoyed sharing his love of the outdoors with his family and friends. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, growing his garden, NASCAR and riding to the river with his grandchildren on his 4wheeler and watching his grandchildren play sports.
Casket Bearers will be Gregory Halso, Mike Dombroski, Donnie Mobley, Scott Gray.
Flowers are welcome or you may make a donation in Smitty's memory to a charity of your choice.
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A service of Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services, Wallace