William Rodney Smith

January 14, 1969 ~ April 20, 2022 (age 53)


 William Rodney Smith, 53, of Everton Arkansas passed away April 20, 2022, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 14, 1969, in Biloxi, Mississippi, to William Franklin Smith and Wanda Elaine Smith.  William leaves his mom, Wanda Smith, his wife, Angie Smith, his father in law, Arthur Stockstill and his wife Sylvia, his daughter, Amber Hunt and her husband Christopher of Everton, His sons; Aaron Smith of Everton, Zack Smith of Everton, his sisters; Diana Brokaw and her husband Barney, Renee Pendley and her husband James, his brothers; Keith Smith, Bobby Smith, Frank “Bill” Smith, Mike Smith, Gary Varando, his brother in law, Jason Stockstill, His grandchildren; Taylor, Kayley, Alyson, Dustin, and his best friends; Mark McCrory and his wife Conshae, Mitch Ulmer and his wife Deborah, and so many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

William grew up in Mississippi. Throughout his childhood, he was a member of the Sycamore Baptist Church. Angie and William were lifetime friends before getting married. They were married for 33 years. William and Angie decided to move to the Natural State in 2005 after exploring Arkansas. He made a living as an electrician and Refrigeration Technician. His wife will forever cherish all the memories dancing together and listening to him play the guitar.

William will be remembered for being family oriented, a jokester, and being ALS strong. He didn’t allow ALS to get in the way of his life and spending time with his family. He loved to take his Grandbabies to the Grand Country in Missouri for fun. He enjoyed keeping his family on their toes with his humor and jokes! If you knew William, you knew whenever his best friends all got together something was bound to happen. William will be loved and missed by so many.

He is proceeded in death by, his dad, William “Frank” Smith, his brother, Freddie Smith, his son, Dustin Burge, His grandpa, William “Bill” Smith and his wife Margie, his grandfather, Bill Walters, his grandmother, Mildred Walters.

There will be a Memorial Service held at Valley Springs City Hall - 8141 Elm Road, Harrison, AR 70601.  Officiated by James Reeves on May 7, 2022, at 2pm.

Military Honors will be preformed


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