Roger Smith

July 14, 1947 ~ December 31, 2020 (age 73)


Roger Dale Smith of Phelps, KY passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Pikeville Medical Center at Pikeville KY.  He was born July 14, 1947 in Cedar, WV the son of the late Melvin Smith and Maudie “Hatfield” Smith.  He was 73 years old. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.

Roger was a former coal miner who loved watching sports, with UK Wildcats basketball, the Yankees, and Red Skins being his favorite teams.  He will be remembered for his smile and laughter as well as his genuine care for everyone around him.

Survivors remaining to honor his memory include his wife Karen “Tibbs”  Smith, a son Joshua Dale “Brandy” Smith of TN, one daughter:  Robin “Ryan” Klym of Seattle WA, one sister: Sylvia Prince, two grandchildren: Colby and Kyla Klym.  He is also survived by a host of other family and friends.

A memorial service will be conducted by the family at a time to be announced by the family at a later date.

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