Brown-Wynne Funeral Home & Crematory

300 Saint Mary's Street, Raleigh, NC


Gary Allen Smith

December 15, 1943November 3, 2019

Gary Allen Smith, 75, of Holly Springs, NC, peacefully entered Eternal Life on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at the ER attended by the Coronary Care team, Wake Medical Center, Raleigh, NC. Gary was born in Gt. Barrington, Mass. to the late Glennon and Cecile (Decker) Smith.

He was the devoted husband to Shirley (Pratt) Smith of 54 years. He was the proud father and father-in-law to Gregory and Andrea (Teague) and Christopher and Karen (Louck). He loved and enjoyed his grandchildren Zachary, Erin and Carter and his great granddaughter McKenna.

Gary is pre-deceased by his brother Killian Smith, survived by a brother Dennis Smith and several nieces and nephews

He was employed for nearly 35 years by IBM, mostly in Kingston and Poughkeepsie, NY. He was also a former member of the Craryville, NY Fire Department.

A Memorial Celebration of Gary's Life will be held at a future date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.

Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 Saint Mary's St. Raleigh, NC.


  • American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association


  • A memorial service to celebrate Gary's life will be held at a future date


Gary Allen Smith

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Linda Fix

November 13, 2019

We will miss you Uncle Gary. A very gentle man who was always there to help when you needed it. Our thoughts and prayers are with our NC Family! Love from the Fix's.