Freddie Gene Smith

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Freddie Gene Smith, 90, of Biscoe, went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on January 14, 2019. He was born to John William and Ollie Smith in the Crossroads community on August 18, 1928. Freddie graduated from DeValls Bluff High School in 1949 and in 1950 he joined the U.S. Army where he served in the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in 1956. He married his wife of 64 years, Dolores Dollar Smith in 1954. He fathered and raised four sons, Kent, David, Greg, and Bruce all of Biscoe.

Freddie was a successful salesman and service man for Electrolux for over 50 years. Many people in surrounding communities knew Freddie as the Electrolux vacuum cleaner man. He used every opportunity in his sales job to share Christ and minister to anyone that crossed his path. He was a deacon and Sunday School superintendent at the Biscoe Assembly of God Church for well over 30 years and a member for many more years. He was a dedicated family man . He loved his family deeply. He loved watching his grand-kids play ball almost as much as he loved to publicly critique whatever referee or umpire that was unfortunate enough to make a bad call. Freddie served on the DeValls Bluff school board for decades. He loved to garden and share the produce with his family and community. Most of all, he loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Kerwin, Willard, and Johnny Ray, daughter-in-law, Karen Smith and great-granddaughter, Elly Jane Smith. He is survived by his wife Dolores, his children, Kent, David and wife, Carla, Greg and Bruce Smith along with 10 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Biscoe Assembly of God Church in Biscoe. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 Thursday January 17, at the Biscoe Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in the Biscoe Cemetery.

15 Condolences to “Freddie Gene Smith”

  1. Tim Petty Says:

    Bro.freddie was one of the best sunday school teachers I ever had the privelige of hearing.I will certainly miss him.see you in glory someday.

  2. Gail Newell Says:

    My prayers are with you Lois, Kent, David. Greg and Bruce and family. I feel so honored to have known such a great man of God.

  3. Kay Stokes Says:

    Prayers for the family in this sad time. Prayers for all.

  4. Carolyn Prince Says:

    Bro. Freddie was a Godly influence on my life from the time I was a teenager. So thankful that he is now healed and enjoying being with his Savior, Jesus Christ and all his loved ones. I know he is looking at all the beauties of his new home

    You will be missed my dear friend.

  5. Rick London Says:

    I’ll always have great memories of several summers of playing untold number of basketball games with Mr. Freddie, Kent, Allan Broussard, Kenny Cook, Matthew Buck, Bill Nail, Billy Dean Holloway, my brothers and I at his house on the weekends. Even though he was around 50 at the time he was still a good baller especially with his deadly left handed hook shot. He surely scored his share of the points but I have to say he also committed his share of fouls!!!! We loved him and will miss him but we know we will see him again someday!!!

  6. LINDA DREW TILESTON Says:

    I will always remember Freddie and what a Godly man he was. He was always full of life and made us laugh a lot. I was always treated as part of the family and will cherish that always. I will be praying for the family during this time of loss. Looking forward to seeing Freddie again.

  7. Becky Roberts Says:

    David and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with you during this very difficult time.

    Becky Roberts
    Former AHP Co-Worker

  8. Jim Avants Says:

    A man that was not ashamed to stand for his Lord anytime/ncesanywhere RIP. My condolences to the Family

  9. Bobby & Martha Chesser Says:

    Prayers and sympathy for all of you. God bless and give peace to your hearts. K

  10. Littell and Janice Sparks Says:

    Delores and Family,

    The Lord has called his faithful servant Freddie home to give him peace and rest and may he ease your grief and protect you.

    God bless you all,

    Littell and Janice

  11. Cheryl Avants Says:

    Lois and family—so many good memories growing up spent in church with your family. I am truly so sorry for your loss. My heart goes
    out to you. I wish I could be there tomorrow at the service. Much love.

  12. Dennis & Wanda Drew Says:

    Praise God a child has come home! Love and praying for the family.

  13. Tony Hampton Says:

    I loved this man will never forget the good times we spent together when I lived in DVB. So so sorry I’m not going to be able to attend your celebration to heaven. I am working in Mexico now and very sad to here that our family has lost another angel. Prayers for the family and hope to see you soon someday. Love you guys very much! I will miss you sorry I didn’t get to see you. RIP my friend!

  14. Billy and Gail Booth Says:

    I had the privilege of meeting Mr. Smith while I taught school at DeValls Bluff. Mr. Smith served well as a member of the School Board. He was a strong supporter of providing the best education possible for the students.
    Our thoughts and prayers continue for the Smith family. May God’s Word and His Holy Spirit (the “Comforter”) provide strength, comfort, and assurance in this time of sorrow. Billy and Gail Booth

  15. Robert M. Craig Says:

    My condolences to this family. I’m just hearing of this giant of a man, friend, neighbor and Coach passing. May he forever rest in peace. So sorry to hear.