Wheeler Ray Smith

January 7, 1946 - November 12, 2017

Smith, Wheeler Ray

Wheeler Ray Smith, 71, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017.  Born January 7, 1946, he was the son of the late Wheeler H. and Ruthann Smith.

He was a United States veteran of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.

He leaves behind his loving wife, Sheila Smith; two daughters: La Donna Smith of Richmond, KY, and Tiffany Rapton of Arlington, TX; son, Christopher Meimann and wife Tina of Independence, KY; four grandchildren: Yianna Rapton, Damon Meimann, Vincent Todd, and Tasha Meimann; brother, Ronald Smith of Florence, KY; and sister, Mary Morton of Clay City, KY.  He is also survived by other relatives and numerous friends to mourn his passing.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, November 17, 2017, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mark Hisle officiating.  Burial will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery with full military rites by the D.A.V. Chapter 158.  Pallbearers will be Danny Smith, Ryan Smith, Nathan Hudson, and Christopher Meimann

The family will receive friends from 12 – 2 P.M. Friday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

  1. Katherine M Tapley Reply

    RIP Ray. You were one of our favorite customers at Keavy Grocery! We will miss you!

  2. Bryan Bowling Reply

    I am so sorry to hear about Ray, Sheila. Erin has shared her friendship with you and Ray and I feel the the deepest sympathy for the loss of your loving husband in life.

  3. Fields Family Reply

    RIP Ray. You were a wonderful person and will be incredibly missed. Your friendship is something we will never forget.
    Your Bait Bucket Family.

  4. Joann and Terry Moore Reply

    Sheila I am so sorry for your loss..Ray was a very special friend and will always be close in our hearts..

  5. Amber Micka Reply

    Our deepest condolences to the Smith family at this sad time. May the hope of the resurrection be of comfort to you in the days ahead. Acts 24:15

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