Marvin Rudolph “Rudy” Smith


Marvin Rudolph “Rudy” Smith, 55, born in Salina, Kan. and a resident of Bay Minette, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at his residence. He was a self-employed carpenter.

He is survived by his mother, Ileen “Coot” Smith of Bay Minette; his father, Donald Smith of Summerdale; three sisters, Nancy (Darren) Banks, Ellen Ridge and Becky Harrison, all of Bay Minette; five nieces and nephews, Kristopher Banks of Bay Minette, Sidney Roley Burnett of Perdido, Jonathan Hall of Jonesboro, Ark., Kate Harrison of Bay Minette and Kendrick Banks of Bay Minette; three great-nephews, Hunter Banks, Nicholas Banks and Douglas Edward Banks, all of Bay Minette; and his four-legged companion, Buster.

The funeral service will be held Friday, July 26, 2013, at 1 p.m., at the chapel of Norris Funeral Home, with Dr. Chip Starnes officiating. Burial will follow at Bay Minette Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday, July 25, 2013, from 6 until 9 p.m., at Norris Funeral Home.

Although the family will accept flowers, they suggest memorial contributions be made to Community Hospice of Baldwin County, 311 D’Olive St., Bay Minette, AL, or First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1628, Bay Minette, AL 36507.

Arrangements by Norris Funeral Home, Bay Minette.

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