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Roland S. Smith

September 24, 1934 — August 13, 2023

Lakemont, GA

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Roland S. Smith, 88, of Lakemont, GA passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2023.

Born on September 24, 1934, to the late Marvin and Julia (West) Smith. He is preceded in death by his wife Thelma Shirley. Roland served in the United States Army and in the United States Air Force.  He was a member of Battle Branch Baptist Church.

He is survived by one daughter, Betty Bleckley, and husband Terry of Clayton and one son Dewey Smith of North Carolina, two granddaughters, Jessica Montgomery and Leslie Bleckley; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he is preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, at 11:00 am at the Eastside Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with Rev. Madison McCrackin officiating.  Burial will follow the service at Wolf Creek Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, August 15, 2023, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Eastside Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Battle Branch Baptist Church, PO Box 483, Clayton, GA 30525.

Hunter Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Roland. Please visit www.hunterfuneralhomega.com to sign the guest registry or to leave a condolence.

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eastside Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home

451 Warwoman Road, Clayton, GA 30525

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Eastside Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home

451 Warwoman Road, Clayton, GA 30525

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