Donald Sidney Smith


Donald Sidney Smith, 80, born in Mobile and a resident of Summerdale, died Friday, July 26, 2013 at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope.

He was a self-employed entrepreneur. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, and retired from the U.S. Air Force.

He is survived by his wife, Willa Jean (Coleman) Smith, Summerdale; three daughters, Nancy (Darren) Banks, Becky Harrison and Ellen Ridge, all of Bay Minette; five grandchildren, Kristopher Banks, Sidney Roley Burnett, Jonathan Hall, Kate Harrison and Kendrick Banks; and three great-grandchildren, Hunter Banks, Nicholas Banks and Douglas Edward Banks.

He was preceded in death by his son, Marvin Rudolph “Rudy” Smith on July 23, 2013.

The funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at 2 p.m., at the chapel of Norris Funeral Home, with Pastor Carrie Reece officiating. Interment will follow at Bay Minette Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 30, 2013, from 11 a.m. until the 2 p.m. service at Norris Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Norris Funeral Home, Bay Minette.

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