Dec. 31, 2016

John D. Smithers – Bedford
September 27, 1940 – December 27, 2016
John D. Smithers, 76, of Bedford, died Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Westview Nursing and Rehab.
Born September 27, 1940 in Lawrence Co., he was the son of John and Hazel (Mitchell) Smithers. He retired as a paver with the Lawrence County Highway Dept.
Survivors include his faithful and loyal companion, Jackie, whom he adored; a sister, Mary Ruth Loving, of Florida; several nieces, nephews and cousins as well as many good friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jimmy and Jerry Smithers and a sister, Susan May.
Memorial services will be planned at a later date.
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