Star - Paris Hurley "Red" Smith, 81, of 2434 US Hwy 220 N, died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at FirstHealth Moore Regional in Pinehurst.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, June 17, 2011, at Browns Chapel UMC, Pittsboro, with the Rev. Ray Gooch officiating.
Mr. Smith was born in Alamance County to Jesse Lewis and Della Marley Smith. He was a retired machine operator in furniture manufacturing. He was preceded in death by his wives, Arlene F. Smith and Emma McBride Smith; daughter, Susan Braxton; and grandson, Glenn Braxton, Jr.
He is survived by his step-son, Larry Lilly and wife, Kathryn, of Star; step-daughter, Dianne Lilly Tucker, of Myrtle Beach, SC; six grandchildren, Brian Braxton, Chris Braxton, Wendy Aderholt Berrios, Amy Wallace, Michael Aderholt, Hannah Lilly; eight great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Thursday, June 16, 2011, at Phillips Funeral Home, 216 South Main Street, Star and other times at the home.
Mr. Smith requested to have no flowers instead please make memorials to the National MS Society, PO Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.