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R. Karey Smith

September 23, 1959 — April 27, 2024

Augusta, GA

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Augusta, GA – Entered into rest on Saturday, April 27, 2024, R. Karey Smith, 64, a longtime Augusta resident.

 

For many years, Karey proudly worked as a maintenance supervisor with Greenwood, Inc. In his spare time, Karey enjoyed driving his Corvette around town and watching his Georgia Bulldogs dominate college football in the fall. Karey was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend.

 

Family members include his wife, Cindy Smith, children: Marie Parker (Scott Moody), Mike Greene; Tiffany Greene; and Melissa Gheesling; grandchildren: Maddie Parker, Katie Parker and Ella Moody; Anthony Gomez; Aviana Gary and TJ Gary; loyal canine companions: Buddy and Bella; and brother Kevin Smith. Karey is preceded in death by his parents: Ralph and Glenda Smith; brother: Dwayne Smith; sister: Karen Smith; and beloved dogs: Maxwell, Binx, and Max. 

 

The funeral service will be held in the Chapel at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors on Friday, May 3, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. Burial will follow in Gibson Branch Cemetery in Edgehill, Georgia.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to an animal rescue of your choice.

 

The family will receive friends on Friday from 10:00 until 11:00 A.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. 

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, May 3, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors

214 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907

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Funeral Service

Friday, May 3, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors

214 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907

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Burial

Friday, May 3, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gibson Branch Cemetery

GA Hwy 171, Edgehill, GA 30810

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