Mr. Smith was born in Macon on Nov. 19, 1956, and was the son of Betty Jane Ferguson Smith and the late Terry Lee Smith Sr. A graduate of Jones County High School, he was a retired firefighter with the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department, having earned the rank of sergeant and serving for 30 years. Mr. Smith was an avid woodturner and was the founder and president of Middle Georgia Woodturners. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Stone McMichael Smith.
Mr. Smith is survived by his mother, Betty F. Smith; sons, Terry L. Smith III, Ryal Dean Smith and Matthew C. Smith; brothers, Keith A. Smith and Jon A. Smith; and by several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray has charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at www.bridgesfh.com.