Denny Ray Smith, 62, of Alamo passed away March 22, 2020 at his home. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
He was born Nov. 1, 1957 in Bolivar, the son of the late Ambrose Denver and Pearl Addiese Ferguson Smith.
He graduated Bolivar High school in 1975, U.T. Martin in 1979 and Trinity University in San Antonio with a Masters in Healthcare Administration.
He married Karen McCall in 1979. They made their home in Birmingham for 30 plus years. He was a member of the Rocky Springs Primitive Baptist Church.
He had various and unique jobs in healthcare administration in Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Birmingham and Camden.
He married Virginia ‘Ginny’ Tucker Yadamec in 2013. They made their home in Camden and Alamo.
He loved his family and his grandchildren, and he loved Sci-Fi. He was a fantastic story teller.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Carol Tucker Smith of Alamo; three daughters, Lauren (Justin) Harper of Alamo, Hannah Smith of Birmingham and Ellyn Smith of Birmingham; a stepdaughter, Rita Corvinus of Alamo; one stepson, John Yadamec of New Orleans; and four grandchildren.