Tommy Ray Smith, 84, of Paragould, passed away Monday, April 26, 2021, at his home.

He was born May 22, 1936, in Paragould, to Tom and Mamie Dacus Smith.

He was of the Baptist faith, a member of Stanford Baptist Church, and attended West View. He was the owner of Stanford Store for 20 years, and a car dealer at American Auto Sales for 34 years. He enjoyed being with his family, he was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia (Ginny) Millay Smith, of the home; three sons, Scott Smith (Tina), Steve Smith and Brad Smith (Jannette), all of Paragould,; three grandchildren, Taylor Smith, Ashten Smith and Jake Smith (Holly); six great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Joe Smith (Lenora).

The family has requested a private disposition under the direction of Faith Funeral Service of Manila.

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