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Joe Kelly Smith

February 5, 1930 August 16, 2018
Joe Kelly Smith
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FLORENCE - Joe Kelly Smith, 88, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 16, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife, Edith Ann (Bradshaw) Smith. He will be greatly missed by his brother, James Gayle Smith (Jewell); nephews, Ron Smith (Kathy), Carl Smith (Lynn), Wayne Smith (Becky), and Don Smith (Teresa); step-daughter, Sharon Smith (Larry); step-son, David Jones; 3 step-grandchildren; 5 great Step-grandchildren; and numerous other nieces and nephews. Joe served his country in the United States Air Force. He taught for 40 years as a professor of mathematics, the last 29 years of his career were spent teaching at Northern Kentucky University. Joe was a sports enthusiast, he was a ticket-taker for the Cincinnati Reds and was the official scorekeeper at NKU for more than 20 years. Visitation will take place at Stith Funeral Home, 7500 U.S. Highway 42, Florence, Kentucky 41042, on Monday, August 20, 2018, beginning at 12:30 p.m. until the time of funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Burial will immediately follow at Burlington Cemetery, Burlington, Kentucky. Memorial contributions are suggested to Burlington Baptist Church, 3031 Washington Street, Burlington, Kentucky 41005. Online condolences may be left for the family at: www.stithfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation

Monday

20

Aug

12:30 PM 8/20/2018 12:30:00 PM - 2:00 PM 8/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence
7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence 41042 KY
United States

Service

Monday

20

Aug

2:00 PM 8/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence
7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence 41042 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Burlington Cemetery Final Resting Place

Burlington, KY

Burlington KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Burlington Baptist Church

3031 Washington St.
Burlington, KY 41005
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