Dan Smith, Sr. was born on December 20, 1941 to the late Walter Lee Smith, Sr. and Louvinie Battle Smith in Americus Georgia. He attended Corinth High School. Dan was united in holy matrimony to Lorraine T. Smith in Folkston, Georgia on June 9, 1984.
Dan departed this life on Friday, September 6, 2019. He was preceded in death by both of his parents; son, Dan Smith Jr.; stepsons, Chris Lewis and Conrad Lewis; granddaughter, Porcha Smith; brothers, Walter Smith and Charlie Smith Sr.
Dan leaves to cherish his memories: a loving wife, Lorraine T. Smith; children, Beverly Smith and Malissa; stepdaughter, Harriett Lewis; sisters, Annie Smith and Pula Woods; brother, Horace Smith; aunt, Minnie Battle; uncle, Johnny Smith; sister-in-laws, Linda Smith, Adel King (David) and Rosemary; brother-in-law, Lucious Stewart (Ruby); a host of grandchildren, nephews, nieces and cousins.