April 5, 1943 - August 24, 2021
Edward Haston (Pete) Smith, 78, of Providence, N. C. went home to be with Lord on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Alamance Regional Hospital in Burlington, NC. He had been in declining health for the past 5 years. Pete was born on April 5, l943 in Danville, Virginia a son of the late Andrew Jackson “Shug” Smith and Elsie Irene Clay Smith. He had lived all of his life in the Providence Community of Caswell County. Pete was employed by the North Carolina Department of Correction as a Correctional Officer for over 25 years. He was also a tobacco farmer and he was known for his homemade sausage. Pete was a graduate of the former Cobb Memorial High School. He also coached baseball, T Ball and softball for many years and he also loved to hunt and fish. Pete was a member of the Ruffin Stacey Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for several years. He did the Community barbecue for the Church for several years. He is survived by two sons, Eddie Smith and wife, Barbara of Providence, NC and Jason Smith of Ruffin, NC, one granddaughter, Allison Smith (Alley Cat) of Providence, one sister, Barbara “Babe” Wyatt of the Gatewood community. Pete was predeceased by three brothers, Sam J. Smith, George Smith, James H. Smith, four sisters, Beatrice Norton, Lucy Langford, Effie Wells and Myrtle Dunevant. Funeral Services for Pete will be conducted on Friday, August 27, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Ruffin Stacey Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Lance Cole and Rev. Dr. Beau Cooksey officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the church, 261 Estes Road, Ruffin, N.C. 27326 and other times at the residence, 2495 Park Springs Road, Providence, NC. Wrenn-Yeatts of Yanceyville is respectfully serving the Smith family.
Edward Haston (Pete) Smith, 78, of Providence, N. C. went home to be with Lord on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Alamance Regional Hospital in Burlington, NC. He had been in declining health for the past 5 years. Pete was born on April 5, l943... View Obituary & Service Information
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