Gary L Smith

June 25, 1956May 30, 2018

Gary Lee Smith, age 61 of Supply, NC passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Gary was born in Rutherfordton, NC on the twenty fifth of June 1956 to Reverend Lee Roy and Faye Atkinson Smith of Supply. Gary was a supervising manager for Bradford’s Products of Leland for several years. He was affectionately known as “The Bear Man” for his renowned ability in bear hunting. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Varnes Smith; a son, Jason Smith of Wilmington, NC; two sisters, Tamara Turner and husband Lee of Morganton, NC, Tonya Cesil of Thomasville, NC; a step-daughter, Hope Milliken and significant other Christopher Smith of Ash, NC; two nieces, Jessica Farkas and husband Scott of Asheville, NC, Sonya Taylor and significant other Marsha Ratliff of High Point, NC; a nephew, Justin Turner of Morganton, NC and his feline hunting companion “Big Foot”. To follow Gary’s wishes, memorial services will be private. Thank you again to all our friends and family for your prayers, support, and love. Online condolences are encouraged and may be offered at White Funeral & Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply Chapel


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