(ROANOKE) The funeral for John William Dudley Smith, 85, of Roanoke will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Paul Sheppard, Bro. Jeremy Sheppard and Bro. Danny Anglin officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday.

Mr. Smith died Feb. 10 at his residence.

A Randolph County native, Mr. Smith was born Nov. 19, 1935, the son of Bowden and Lula Mae Edmondson Smith. He was a supervisor loom fixer for Amoco Mills.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Vernette Fincher Smith of Roanoke; daughter, Rhonda Smith Nunnally of Roanoke; two sons, Johnny Dudley Smith (Ann) and Ronnie Smith (Sharon), both of Roanoke; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Syble Flake of Columbus, Ga.; and three brothers, Paul Sheppard (Kathy) of West Point, Ga., and Charles Sheppard (LaVelle) and Nathan Sheppard, both of Roanoke. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandchild, Tennille Smith; sister, Jo Ann Cantrell; and brothers, Larry Sheppard and Michael Sheppard.

Pallbearers will be Jamie Nunnally, Michael Nunnally, Timothy Nunnally, Matthew Nunnally, Lee Cameron and Jordan Cameron.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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