Floyd S. “Sam” Smith
The Celebration of Life for Mr. Floyd S. “Sam” Smith, 76, of Orange, will be Tuesday at noon at the St. Paul C.M.E. Church. The Rev. Lionel Hayes, pastor, will officiate.
Rites of Christian Entombment will follow in the Gethsemane Mausoleum at Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon at the church.
He died Wednesday at his residence.
A native of LaCompte, LA, he resided in Orange 70 years., and was a United States Army veteran; he was discharged with honors. After 33 years of service he retired from the Firestone Plant.
He is survived by his wife, Maxine Smith of Orange, sons, Christopher Smith of Orange and Samuel Smith of Burke, VA.: daughters, Debbie Douglas and Renee Teal, both of Orange; brothers, Jimmy Smith and William Smith, both of Orange; sisters, Juanita Moore of Orange, Laverne Hodges of Los Angeles, CA, and Darlene Williams of Victorville, CA, 16 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.