Somerset, KY Obituaries. Preserving Their Memory.

Melvin Smith

Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 1:00 P.M.

Melvin Smith, age 74, of Eubank, Kentucky passed from this life Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Stanford Care and Rehab.

Melvin was born May 13, 1947 to Ruice Smith and Mildred Neal Smith in Somerset, Kentucky.

He was a member of Nelson Valley Baptist Church and an avid UK Basketball and Football fan. He enjoyed fishing, outdoors, mowing and weedeating grass.

Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, Ruice and Mildred Smith; his wife, Phyllis Hawk Smith; niece, Angela Lynn Smith and grandson, Michael Neal Meece.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, stepsons, William Virgil Meece of Louisiana and Albert Lee “Mickey” Meece (Kimberly) of Somerset; twin brother, Marvin Smith (Judy Faye) of Somerset; Alvie Smith of Lexington, Ky; niece, Tonya Wesson (Josh) of Somerset; nephew, Tracey Smith (Phyllis) of Somerset; grandchildren, Corey Reliford (Corienna), Lacey Ermers (Billy); stepgrandson, William Christopher Meece of Louisiana and great-grandchild, Dakota Ermers.

Visitation will be held Friday, December 17, 2021 at 5 P.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 1 P.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Smith Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Melvin Smith Memorial Fund.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Melvin Smith.

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