FOR THE DAILY SOUTHERNER
ARTHUR W. SMITH
Sunrise: August 4, 1922
Sunset: July 3, 2013
TARBORO — Arthur W. Smith, 90, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at his home in Tarboro.
He was born on August 4, 2013 in Brooklyn, New York to William A. Smith and Margaret R. Smith. In addition to his parents, Arthur is preceded in death by two children, Angelo L. Gomez and Michael A. Gomez; and his sister, Veronica Surratt.
Arthur leaves behind to cherish his memory a loving family, including his loving and faithful companion, Mary L. Brown, of the home; daughters, Ann Margaret Smith-Johnson (Willie Johnson) of Tarboro and Wendy Brown, of Freeport, N.Y.; a son, Don Gomez, of Roosevelt, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Arthur served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and worked 55 faithful years for Nassau County, New York as a County Employee Equipment Operator and various other duties until he reached the age of 87 and was forced to retire due to his age.
Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc. of Tarboro
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