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Memorial Funeral Home

613 Bunch Street, Corinth, MS

OBITUARY

Ravin Smith

November 7, 1946July 11, 2020

Ravin Smith

Services with military honors for Ravin Smith, 73, are scheduled for 11:00 AM Tuesday at the Corinth National Cemetery with burial to follow immediately.

Visitation with social distancing will take place beginning at 10:00 AM Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home.

Ravin died on July 11, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Alcorn County on November 7, 1946 to the late Dewey and Lulrie Grimes Smith. He attended Kossuth High School and soon after enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp where during the time from 1969-1971and he did 2 tours in Vietnam. He served 2 years as a reserve and then 24 years in the Mississippi National Guard. Professionally he was a machinist for Dana Corp for 24 years and also Caterpillar for 10. He was an avid gun collector, enjoyed hunting but he also enjoyed helping out other veterans that were not as able to help themselves. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Gail Smith; daughter, Emily Arnold and husband Joshua; grandchild, Mason Arnold; brother, J.D. Smith and wife Pat; a sister, Linda Waldrop and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Dewey and Lulrie Smith.

The Flag at Memorial Funeral Home has been lowered at half-staff in honor of Ravin Smith, for his service to the United States of America and the US Marine Corp.

Online condolences can be left at www.MemorialCorinth.com. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation with Social Distancing

    Tuesday, July 14, 2020

  • Graveside service with Military Honors

    Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Memories

Ravin Smith

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Rebecca Timms

July 15, 2020

I’ve had the pleasure of being Ravin’s Dental Hygienist for many years . One of my favorite patients . A fighter and always in such good spirits. He will be missed . Prayers for Gail and the whole family .

Bailey Reichelt

July 14, 2020

I wasn't very old when I knew Raven, but I remember how he took great delight in providing us kids lots of fireworks on New Years. He would always have so much fun lighting them with us in the driveway. He was a very kind soul.

Lisha HOPPER

July 14, 2020

I worked with Ravin at Caterpillar. He was a great guy with a great sense of humor. He will be missed. Prayers for his family.

Mary Beth Smith

July 11, 2020

I will shoot fireworks and play poker with you again my favorite uncle. Rest in Peace... I love you...