Mr. Dwayne Smith, age 73, of Hendersonville, North Carolina, passed away following a brief illness on the night of Thursday, November 03, 2022 at Four Seasons Hospice & Palliative Cares Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, North Carolina. Born in Lumberton, North Carolina on July 04, 1949, he was the son of the late Horace and Evelyn Smith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Bobbie Brim.
Following 30 years of service, Dwayne retired from the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles where he proudly served as a hearing officer. Dwayne, who was an avid fisherman, enjoyed traveling with his family to different areas and eating at various restaurants. He absolutely loved spending time and making precious memories with his grandbabies.
Dwayne is survived by his loving wife of 8 years, Kathy Smith; one daughter, Dee Hall (Ken) of Pinehurst, North Carolina; two sons, Jonathan Smith (Rebecca) of Lumberton, North Carolina and G.W. Mayo (Miranda) of Zirconia, North Carolina; five grandchildren, Mackenzie Santiago (Mitchell), Paisley Smith, Jordan Gilstrap, Mahaylee Mayo and Michael Mayo; and one great granddaughter, Penelope Santiago. He is also survived by two brothers, Reggie Smith (Brenda) of Lumberton, North Carolina and Jerry Smith of Lumberton, North Carolina; one sister, Dorothy Kinnaman (Bruce) of Hillsville, Virginia; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 06, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Tracy Grove Baptist Church, where Dwayne was a member. Rev. James Maybin will be officiating.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 07, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Tracy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
My deepest sympathy to Dwayne’s family. We went all the way through school together and he was always a good friend of mine.
Kathy, so sorry to hear of your great loss! I so enjoyed watching all your travels. Love and prayers to you and his family! God give you peace of understanding 🙏🙏
God Bless the family. Dwayne and I grew up together right around the curve from each other in Lumberton.
Great memories with Kathy and Dwayne at NCDMV. Dwayne always had a smile when he greeted you. Kathy, so very sorry but I know you and Dwayne loved each other and loved life together.
Dwayne will certainly be missed.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
So very sorry, thought so very much of of Dwayne, such great neighbors!
Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with the family, Keep your memories in your heart always. God Bless.
So sorry for your loss. God Bless your Family 🙏🙏🙏