Wendell White Smith
Wendell White Smith Jr., 90, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home with the Rev. Mac Enfinger officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Smith was born in his family's home in Sparta, Ga. to Wendell W. Smith and Ruby Dickens Smith. He attended and graduated from Sparta High School and attended North Georgia Military College before joining the United States Air Force. After his service to his country he be began working with Robins Air Force Base where he retired after 33 years of service. Mr. Smith lived in Warner Robins and Bonaire until his retirement and had made his home in Milledgeville for the past 34 years. His hobbies included gardening and woodworking.
Mr. Smith volunteered in much of his retirement by helping with Meals on Wheels for over 23 years and working with Bill Williamson with the newspaper recycling. He was a member of a group of Sparta residents called "The Planters Group." He was also a member of First United Methodist Church of Milledgeville where he volunteered in several capacities. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Elder and Jean Davis, and a brother, Daniel D. Smith.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Janice Fink Smith of Milledgeville; three sons, Steve Smith (Kay) of Watkinsville, Danny Smith (Amy) of Milledgeville, and Wendell Smith of Warner Robins; his sister, Barbara S. Griffin and a brother-in-law Cecil Davis both of Sparta; a grandson, Jared Smith of Atlanta; several nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Bo.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 until 11 a.m. at Moores Funeral Home.
Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 366 Log Cabin Road, Milledgeville, Ga. 31061 or to the donor's favorite charity.
Visit www.mooresfuneralhome.com to express tributes.
Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.
Published on October 11, 2019


Plant a tree in memory
of Wendell
Plant a tree

Obituary published in


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.
The guestbook expires on January 09, 2020.

Showing 10 of 1 posts

Chris and Patti Conley
Oct 14, 2019
Dell, we are so sorry for your loss. Chris and Patti Conley