Irrie T. Smith, 86, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, in Sebring, Fla.
Mr. Smith was born on Dec. 9, 1926, and was a native and lifelong resident of Fort Meade.
He retired from Estech Chemical Co. as an electrician after 43 years of service.
Mr. Smith was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, a member of the Fort Meade American Legion, Post 23 Fort Meade and a member of the First Church of God, Fort Meade.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Aldwilda Smith; three brothers; and a sister.
He is survived by his sons, Joe A. Smith of Fort Myers, Fla., Bill S. Smith of Tampa, Fla., Tim H. Smith of Ft. Myers and Randall Smith of Wauchula, Fla.; daughter, Dawn Stark of Wauchula; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 10-11:00 a.m., Monday, March 4, 2013, at Hancock Funeral Home, 945 E. Broadway, Fort Meade.
Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hancockfh.com.
Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, is in charge of arrangements.