Obituaries: David Lee Smith


David Lee Smith

Funeral services for David Lee Smith, of Opelika, were held at 11:00am Friday, August 17, 2018 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home, burial followed at Garden Hills Cemetery. Reverend Steve Pettis and Reverend Ben Hewitt will be officiating.
Visitation was held Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home beginning at 5:00pm until 7:00pm. Mr. Smith passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 at East Alabama Medical Center, he was born November 3, 1960.
David Smith was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Opelika. He was a Gideon, a loyal friend, and a lay minister who touched many people’s lives.
He was an avid outdoorsman, who loved to fish, hunt, and camp.
He enjoyed life’s simple pleasures like sitting on the deck listening to the crickets or spending time with his beloved pets and family.
David was an assistant vice-president at Auburn University Federal Credit Union, and had been employed there for twenty-seven years.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife Jennie H. Smith of Opelika; mother-in-law, Robbie Spicer of Opelika; nephew, Matthew Trumbull and Mary Nelson (fiancée) both of Auburn; brother-in-law, Rodney Trumbull of Opelika; brother-in-law, Cecil Hart of Auburn; nephew, Levi Hart of Auburn; sister-in-law, Cheri Hart of Auburn; unofficial “adopted” daughter, Kari McIntosh of Opelika; along with many friends including some very special hunting and fishing buddies.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and Crematory directed.


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