Dennis Smith, 70, of Milledgeville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. He was born in Williamsburg, Va. on March 17, 1943 to the late Luther Smith and the late Lillian Walters Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Vicki Neill. Dennis enjoyed golfing, dancing and loved to be around people. He was always there to help anyone with anything they needed.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 at Vining Ivy Hill Chapel at 4 p.m. Following the service there will be a celebration of life at Jackson’s. He is survived by his wife, Kelli Williams Smith of Milledgeville, stepdaughter, Jennifer Bartley of Milledgeville, a brother, Mike Smith (Rose) of Navarre, Fla., a sister, Susie Gurganus (Bobby) of Carolina Beach, N.C., five nieces and nephews, Christopher Smith (Marisol), Tessa Smith, Tiffany Lyons (Tim), Scott Garner and Ryan Gurganus.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to the American Cancer Society.
Vining Ivy Hill Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.