Drum Funeral Home-Hickory

940 29th Avenue NE, Hickory, NC


Jimmy Frank Smith

February 24, 1941February 6, 2020

Jimmy Frank Smith passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Born in Mitchell County on January 24, 1941, he was the son of the late Barney Newton Smith and Elsie Willis Smith. He was the owner of a ceramic tile company and loved restoring old cars. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Gene Elbert Smith. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Betty Moretz Smith; son, Jimmy Alan Smith and wife Rosalba Ardila; and daughter, Valerie Wyatt. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Hickory with Alan Connor officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Drum Funeral Home in Hickory. Condolences may be sent to the Smith family at www.drumfh-hickory.com. Drum Funeral Home in Hickory, NC, is honored to be serving the Smith family.


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Jimmy Frank Smith

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Ted Huneycutt

February 10, 2020

I remember the first time I met Jim he was telling me about his car and that was right up my alley. A very kind man. My GOD BE WITH YOU
Love You Guys
Ted Huneycutt