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Dr. Hugh R. Smith, Russell County, KY (1923-2013)

He was a highly regarded dentist, who retired after a long, successful practice in Russell Springs, KY. He was a member of a prominent Russell County family from the Font Hill community. He was the widower of Mary Nell Stephenson Smith. He leaves 19 direct living descendants. He was a veteran of service in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. He was a retired dentist. He had a keen interest in the history of the area, and was a avid photographer. In retirement, he made almost daily trips exploring sights of interest generally in Russell County and surrounding area
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Dr. Hugh R. Smith, 89, of E. Hwy 80, Russell Springs, KY, died Sunday, February 3, 2013, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.

Funeral services will be at 11amCT, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the Friendship Baptist Church, 5448 Kentucky 80 Russell Springs, KY 42642, with Bro. Gil Hammond and Bro. Louis Shepherd officiating. Burial will be in the Smith Memorial Cemetery in Russell Springs, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT/6pmET, Friday, February 8, 2013, at Friendship Baptist Church.



Dr. Hugh R. Smith, Russell County, KY (1923-2013)

He was the son of the late Henry Wise Smith and the Late Hatti Mary Antle Smith. He was born September 11, 1923, in Russell County, KY. He died Sunday, February 3, 2013, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 89 years, 4 months, and 22 days.

He was a veteran of service in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. He was a retired dentist. He had a keen history in the history of the area, and was a avid photographer. In retirement, he made almost daily trips exploring sights of interest generally in Russell County and surrounding area.

His wife, Mary Nell Stephenson Smith, preceded him in death.

He is survived by the following:
  • Five sons: Joel R. (Alycia) Smith, Dr. Henry S. (Jane) Smith, both of Russell Springs, KY; Jeffery C. (Karen) Smith, Bowling Green, KY; Christopher L. Smith, Russell Springs, KY; and Kendall K. (Kara) Smith, Grove City, OH

  • Fourteen grandchildren
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest and Bascum Smith.

The H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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