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Arlie Ray Smithers Jr. age 71 of Spiceland passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at his home.
He was born November 10, 1946 in Lenoir, TN. The son of the late Arlie Ray and Naomi Lee Smithers. Arlie was a 1965 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School. He was in the U.S Army. Also, was a roofer for 30 years and retired in 1995.
He loved to play poker, smoking marijuana, playing pool and watching basketball.
Survivors include his wife the former Debbie Lee Smithers, son Brad (Susan) Smithers, brother Willie (Debra) Smithers, sisters Brenda Guastella Smithers, Donna (Ronnie) Ragan, Johnie Douglas, grandson Bradley Smithers Jr. He had to many nieces and nephews to name but was loved by all.
Preceded in death by his parents, brother Roger Smithers.
There will be a memorial service at 2pm Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Marcum Community Funeral Home. Friends may call from 1-2pm Tuesday prior to service. Ronnie Ragan will be officiating. Online condolences may be expressed at www.MarcumFuneralHome.com Gary Marcum and staff are honored to serve the family of Arlie Ray Smithers. There will be military rites provided by the local VFW and American Legion.