Joseph Louie Smith, 73, born in Canton, North Carolina to Ervin and Juanita Smith passed gently at home on Monday, November 26. Louie loved life and loved his family. He had retired from Putnam County Public Works Department. He enjoyed wildlife almost as much as good food. He is preceded in death by his father and mother, his sister, Phyllis Mitchell and grandson, Curtis Ammons.
Louie is survived by his wife of 35 years, Robin Smith, sons, Tim Caudill (Dee Caudill) of Hastings, Jody Smith of Interlachen, Jason Smith (Tracy Smith) of Palatka, Shawn Smith (Kelly Smith) of Bostwick, Justin Smith (Nicole Jacobs) of Clearwater, Jesse Smith of Bostwick, daughters, Tina Tyler (Leaston Tyler) of Interlachen, Sophie Staples (Tony Staples) of Bostwick, and Destiny Smith (Sebastian) of Jacksonville, foster brother, Jesse Luke of Palatka, 27 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Louie will be missed greatly by his family and many friends.
Graveside services will be held 3:00P.M. on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Bostwick Cemetery with Bro. Paul Ritchie officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday, from 1-2P.M. at Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka who are handling the arrangements.
Memories and Condolences may be expressed to the family at Joseph’s Book of Memories at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com .