CAMILLA -- Leonard "Gene" E. Smith, 81, of Baker County died Sunday, December 30, 2012 at his residence.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home with burial in Live Oak Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Baker County. Rev. Fred Bell officiated.

Born January 6, 1931 in Baker County to the late Leonard and Allie Ruth Williams Smith, Mr. Smith retired from the Albany Fire Department after 29 years of service, serving as a former assistant chief. Mr. Smith was Veteran of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corp. He was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church in Albany.

Survivors include his wife, Kathryn Smith of Albany; daughter, Kathy Hayes and husband Ricky of Camilla; sons Michael Smith and Marty Smith of Albany; 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

Visitation was from 10:00-11:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 1, 2013, one hour prior to services at Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home.

Those desiring may make memorials to Willson Hospice House, 320 Foundation Lane, Albany, Ga. 31707.

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