Troy Smothers, 94, of Bruceton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 29, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon. Funeral services were held on Monday, Jan. 31, at Bruceton First Baptist Church with Mark Carrigan officiating. Burial followed at Prospect Cemetery.
Mr. Smothers was born on March 21, 1927, in Camden, to the late Albert H. Smothers and Mary Emma Smothers. He was a retired salesman for Midway Nissan in Paris and a member of Huntingdon First United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jo Elmore Smothers, a grandson, Brett Blankenship, a great-granddaughter, Madison Blankenship, three sisters, Odelle Cunningham, Lucille Brewer and Ruth Svoboda, and five brothers, Leon, Lloyd, Dennis, Dallas, and Bobby Smothers.
He is survived by a daughter, Kathy (Joe T.) Wood, of Lexington; a son; Keith (Janie) Smothers, of Bruceton; four grandchildren, Bart (Rachel) Blankenship, Weston Wood, Jessica (Luke) Foster, and Robin Hart; and nine great-grandchildren, Hope, Belle, Bentley, and Jude Blankenship, Haden Mitchell, Abby Quinn, Sawyer Hart, and Trevor and Trace Foster.
Pallbearers who served were Sammy and Larry Smothers, Luke Foster, Joel Edwards, Micah Markham, and Trevor Foster. Honorary pallbearers were Freeman and Lynn Cole, Rick Lowe, Clay Barcroft, Jeff, Roger, Clark, Mike, and Darrell Smothers, James “Mayo” Hampton, and Paul Ward.