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Michael L. “Mike” Smith

Thursday, January 2, 2020
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Funeral services for Michael L. “Mike” Smith, age 67 of Ruston, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel of Ruston with the Rev. Ruben Weaver officiating.

Interment will be at Shady Grove Cemetery in Farmerville following services under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home-Ruston.

Mike was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church of Ruston, LA. He enjoyed flying; it was his passion. He also was an avid fisherman. Mike was retired from AT&T after 38 years of service.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie Kennedy Smith of Ruston, parents; John Samuel and Mary Jo Chandler Smith of Cleburne, TX, daughter: Carrie Fuller and husband Lemoine of Start, LA, granddaughter; Selene Fuller, daughter; Leah Smith of Ruston and grand-sons; Tristan Brasseaux and Spencer McNabb, sister; Cindy Clark and husband Woody of Homer, LA, and several nieces and nephews. Memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Pallbearers are Keith George, Stacey Kennedy, Casey Kennedy, Gary Kennedy, Woody Clark and Kip Yearwood.

Visitation will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home-Ruston.

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