Dr. Smith was born on December 21, 1919 and passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Dr. Smith was a resident of Tennessee at the time of passing. Dr. Smith was Dean Emeritus of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at The University of Tennessee at Martin. He was a World War II veteran U.S. Navy and a Navy Cross recipient. Dr. Smith was married to Dottie. Funeral Service will be Friday April 21 2017 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church in Martin with Rev. David Brown and Dr. Mike Sams officiating. Burial will follow in East Side Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday April 20 2017 from 4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. at Murphy Funeral Home or after 10:00 A.M. Friday at the church until service time.