Funeral services for Mr. William Hank Smith will be held Friday, November 12, 2021, 11:00 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home with Bro. Tony Chancelor officiating.
Hank Smith rode off into his final sunset in Tallassee, Alabama on Monday, November 8, 2021.
Hank was a colorful character and led a colorful life. He had a variety of interests during his life. He was a bull rider, ranch hand, cow catcher and worked numerous jobs in between.
His knowledge and guidance of cattle and horses will be greatly missed. He had a great sense of humor and always had a joke.
Hank grew up and lived in Mississippi most of his life, until the last 10 years when he moved to Tallassee, Alabama where he made some wonderful friends that he thought of as family. He never met a stranger and will be sadly missed by many friends and relatives.
He is survived by his ex-wife, Becky McKinnon; sons, Shawn Smith (Keri) and Clint Smith (Brittany); grandchildren, Brooke, Samantha, Maggie, Jessica, and Sadie; sisters, Linda Weatherford (Gary), Ruby Alexander, Debra Rash (Robert); and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Jewel Smith.
Pallbearers will include Richard Kinard, Jack Conner, Billy Porter, Andrew Roberts, Kaeven Mayberry, and Kyle Porter.
Honorary Pallbearers will include Dale Hoffer, Joey Miller, and Daniel Gray.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to National Little Britches Rodeo Association (Hope Counts) 5050 Edison Avenue #105 Colorado Springs, CO 80915 or 3S Cowboy Church P.O. Box 100 Enterprise, MS 39330.
Visitation will be held Thursday, November 11, 2021, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.