December 3, 2021, 67, La Grange –
Mr. Thelbert “Duckie” Smith, 67, passed on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsboro, NC. The celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 12:00pm at Saint Delight United Holy Church, 976 LaGrange Road, LaGrange, NC with Bishop Devon C. Pickett officiating. He will be laid to rest at the Old Mill Cemetery, 3718 Central Heights Road, Goldsboro, NC. There will be a viewing held on Friday, December 10, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm with the family present from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home & Cremations, 1701 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC.
He was born on September 8, 1954 in Lenoir County, NC to Arthur Smith and Onnie Bell Burns Smith. He is survived by his loving wife, Gloria Diane Smith of the home; two children: Karee (Crytsal) Smith and Nakeea (Shurod) Hieke; grandchildren; sister, Frances L. Collie; brother, Donell Smith; in-laws, Oscar and Beatrice Davis and a host of other loving nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Services of compassionate and distinguished class entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations of Goldsboro.