Steve C. Smith, age 43, of Newland passed away on Thursday July 14, 2011 at his residence.
A native of Avery County, he was born June 20, 1968 a son of the late Rita B. Smith.
He was a truck driver and enjoyed animals, working with heavy equipment and spending time with his nieces and nephews.
Along with his mother, he was preceded in death by: his grandparents, Cordellia and Joe Smith; mother-in-law, Donna Winebarger.
Steve has left to cheris his memory: his wife, Kristie Smith of Newland; son, Josh Beck of Newland; brothers and sisters-in-law, Stanley and Kim Nelson of Newland, Danny Mack and Karen Nelson, Jr. of Roan Mountain, TN; sisters and brothers-in-law, Margo and Danny Arnett of Roan Mountain, TN, Pokey and Shannon Burleson of Crossnore; nieces and nephews; Dillon Nelson, Heaven Nelson, Atlanta Largent, McKenzie Nelson, Mercedes Nelson, Danny Arnett, Jr., Hayden Arnett, Chella Arnett, Christian Burleson, Khloe Burleson, Abby Burleson, Blake Stanley, Nicholas Stanley; father-in-law, Allen Winebarger of Newland.
Services for Stephen Charles Smith will be conducted on Saturday, July 23rd at 6:00 p.m. at the Newland Christian Church with Rev. Nick Daniels and Rev. Craig Clark officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.rsfh.net.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Smith family.