November 27, 2020

Mr. Herschel Smith

Mr. Herschel Broughton Smith, age 71, of Heflin passed away November 26, 2017. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Smith was born September 27, 1946 in Atlanta to the late Dock Herschel Smith and Myrtle Christine Strawn Smith. He was a Baptist by faith.

He was a truck driver by trade, and had an affinity for anything with wheels, including motorcycles. He loved to watch car racing, and had even owned his own race car some years ago.

His other favorite sport was football. His favorite team was the Alabama Crimson Tide.

He especially enjoyed the company of family and friends. He liked to cook and gather everyone for food and fellowship. His favorite snack was peanut butter balls.

Survivors include: two sons: Herschel Smith and Russell Smith (Christa) both of Oklahoma; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers: David Smith (Carol) of Michigan and John Smith (Louise) of Franklin; sister-in-law, Karen Smith of Ohio; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Jessie Smith.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.

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