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OBIT: Mr. Calvin Dion Smith, Age 38, Of Carthage, TN

Mr. Calvin Dion Smith, age 38, of Carthage, TN, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Dion was born June 22, 1978 in Carthage, TN, the son of Calvin Hill Smith and Paulette Gooch. He was preceded in death by his Son; Garbriel Smith, Grandparents; Charles and Sybil Smith, Marie Mallory, Raymond Gooch, Roberta Gardner, and Alvis and Nellie Thurman, Brother; Justin Hill Smith, Uncle; Tommy Gooch, Sr., and Niece; Jerica Marshall.

Dion graduated from Gordonsville High School in 1996. He graduated from ITT Tech College with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Technology. He worked in carpentry and electrical work.

In his passing he leaves his Children; Xavier Barnes, Nathaniel Smith, Isaiah Smith, Donovan Smith, Caleb Smith, Chloe Smith, and Jayden Carpenter. Grandchild; Natalie Smith. Mother and Step-Father; Paulette and Howard Thurman of Hartsville, TN. Father and Step-Mother; Calving Hill and Kimberly Smith of Carthage, TN. Sisters; Misty Smith (Travis) Marshall and Tonie Manning. Brother; Chaz Smith. Step-Sister; Satonya (Steve) Barr. Step-Brother; T.J. Thurman. Aunts and Uncles; Charles Smith, Vinson and Sandra Smith, Gary and Montine Smith, Venita and Rob Robinson, Odell Cowan, Annie Maples, Patricia and Emmanuel York, Hattie (Connie) Leftwich, Clement “June” and Penny Mallory, Peggy Mallory, Hugh Gooch and Crystal Bane, Johnny and Lisa Gooch, James “Papa” and Sandra Gooch. Great Uncle and Aunt; Bob and Marie Smith, Shirley and Frank Tellis. Great-Great Uncle; Hardin Evans. Great Aunts; Mattie Gore and Annie B. Tucker

Funeral services for Mr. Smith were conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 2PM. Interment followed in the Ballard’s Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation with the Smith family was held at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Friday from 3PM until 8PM and on Saturday after 11AM until service time at 2PM.

In lieu of flowers, the Smith Family ask donations in Dion’s memory be made to his children.