Larry Dale Smith 1960-2016

Larry Dale Smith, 56, of Flatwoods, KY passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at his residence.

Mr. Smith was born on May 10, 1960 in Ironton, OH; a son of the late Winfred Smith and Joyce Moore Craft.  He was also preceded in death by a brother, Sam Smith; and a sister, LaNetta Jean Porter.

He was a crane operator and shear operator for Mansbach Metal Co. and a member of the United Steel Workers Local #7054.

Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Heather Salyers Smith of Flatwoods, KY; four sons: Larry Smith, JR., Joey Smith, Scott Smith, and Michael "Mickie" Smith, all of Ashland, KY; a daughter, Jillian "Jill" Smith of Ashland, KY; two step-daughters: Amber Vaughn Mathew of Texas, and Ashley Wells of Greenup, KY, two grandchildren; two sisters: Peggy (Danny) Smith Thacker of Copperas Cove, Texas, and Victoria (Duane) Craft-Taylor of South Point, OH; a sister-in-law, Cheri Smith of Russell, KY; a special friend, David Porter of Barboursville, WV; and his dog, Ginger.

A graveside service will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, KY with Rev. Lloyd L. Bailey officiating.

Visitation will be from 12 pm until 1:30 PM at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods, KY.  Condolences may be expressed at



#1 Phillip Stevens 2016-11-06 17:28
So sorry for your lost ... Larry was a good friend and deer hunter .. He will be missed Phillip and Alice Stevens Russell, Kentucky

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