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Oscar T. Smith

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Oscar T. Smith, 81, of LaGrange, Kentucky died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Tri-County Baptist Hospital in LaGrange, Ky.

He was born July 22, 1932 in McLeansboro, Ill. to the late Oscar and Vivian Smith. He was a retired minister, former manager of Preston Chemical Company in Paducah, a former vice-president of PB&S Chemical Company in Henderson and president of S&B Chemical Broker Company in Henderson. He was a former member of First Baptist Church in Henderson.

He was a member of the first graduating class of Kentucky Wesleyan College where he received a degree in Biology. He was also a cameraman for the film "The Kentuckian" that was filmed in Owensboro in 1955. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha J. Smith; a son, Paul A. Smith; and a brother, Jimmie D. Smith.

Survivors include his son, Michael T. Smith and wife, Bonnie of LaGrange, Ky.; his daughter, Debra L. Smith of Henderson; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; three brothers, George Smith of Owensboro, Joe T. Smith of Urbana, Ill. and Paul David Smith of Owensboro; and five sisters, Ruth Shiver, Carla Donahoo, Mary Cupp and Barbara Stanley, all of Owensboro and Shirley Rhodes Smith of Hong Kong; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service is 11 a.m. Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Memorial Tabernacle. A funeral service is 11 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, at the Chapel of James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Owensboro. Visitation will be from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: Memorial Tabernacle, 1016 Crabtree Avenue, Owensboro, KY 42301; or to First Baptist Church, 307 Center Street, Henderson, KY 42420.

Online messages of condolence may be made at www.davisfuneralhome.com

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