Mr. Bruce Edward Smith, 65, of Woodbury passed away unexpectedly on December 17, 2019. He was born in McMinnville, TN on December 7, 1954. He was preceded in death by his father, Harley Smith and a brother, Jimmy Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Deanna Jones Smith of Woodbury; mother, Ida Bell Bryson Smith of Woodbury; sons, Jamey (Joaney) Smith of Morrison, Christopher (Angelina) Smith of Council Bluffs, IA and Cory Smith of Woodbury; daughters, Whitney Smith and Arielle Smith both of Woodbury; sisters, Darlene Grooms and Brenda Brown both of Woodbury; and by nine grandchildren, Justice, Harley, Ebin, and Kylie Smith, Alexia Smith-Lamb, Gabriel Smith, Wyatt Smith, Vada Smith, Carter Pearson, and a special young man, Mason Thurman.
Mr. Bruce was a graduate Woodbury Central High School. Through the years he worked as a painter and truck driver. He also owned J. W. Market and Deli at Eastside for many years. He and Mrs. Deanna met through family and celebrated 34 years of marriage in April. He was a family man, loving called “Bruiser” by his family. He was a man who liked to do things his own way. He enjoyed going fishing and was an avid film and movie buff. He liked to sing at church. He was a member of the former Grace Assembly of God, now, Hillside Fellowship Church.
Visitation will be held at Hillside Fellowship Church, 2999 John Bragg Hwy. Woodbury, TN on Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 4-8 pm and again on Friday, December 20, 2019 from 5-7 pm. Memorial services will follow at 7 pm. Pastor Marty Cooper will officiate. Share memories, thoughts and condolences with the family at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net Smith Funeral Home, 303 Murfreesboro Rd. Woodbury, TN 37190, 615-563-5337
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