Harold "Ray" Smith, Jr., 56, of China Grove, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017.
He was born September 12, 1960, in Rowan County, NC to Rev. Harold R. Smith, Sr., and the late Dolly Honeycutt Smith. Mr. Smith was a graduate of North Rowan High School and was a self employed painting contractor. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed traveling and music, but most of all loved his grandchildren.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pamela Kay Smith.
In addition to his father, Mr. Smith is survived by his companion, Rhonda Leigh Thomas, children, Jerry Ray Smith, James Michael Smith, Lacy S. Russell, Alex Gray Finley, and Tessa Nicole Smith, brother, Jerome Lee Smith, sisters, Teresa Smith Holshouser and Rhonda Smith Rakowski, and numerous grandchildren.
The family will visit with friends and relatives from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Monday, June 19, 2017, at Powles Staton Funeral Home in Rockwell.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Powles Staton Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Rockwell, NC 28138, to help defray expenses.
Powles Staton Funeral Home is assisting the Smith family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.