Gregory Smith, 69, of Ashland, KY went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Greg was born November 21, 1949 in Ashland, KY to the late Marquerite Smith. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his brother Roy Smith.
Greg proudly served his country in the US Marine Corp. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Greg loved his church, his family and his friends. Greg always made sure he knew his family and friends were loved, telling them every time he saw them. He was a kind, happy, upbeat man that never met a stranger. Greg enjoyed having family gatherings, his dogs, and UK Basketball.
Survivors include his wife Charlene Smith; his children Melanie Smith, Gregory Smith Click, and Jordyn Gregory Smith; grandsons William Turner, Jr and Brennan Sullivan; sister Elizabeth Medley and many friends.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, September 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM at New Hope Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast with full military honors. Friends may visit the family on Monday, September 30, 2019 from 10:00 AM until time of service at New Hope Baptist Church.
Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Mr. Smith and his family.
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