Willard Franklin Smith, 88, of Quitman, MS, passed away on September 4, 2017, at Lakeside Living Center.
He was born on December 10, 1928, to John and Ruby (Godwin) Smith in Alabama. He was a veteran of Korean War serving in U.S. Army.
Willard is survived by his sons, Larry (Sharon) Smith, Benny Keith (Kellie) Smith, and William Ray Smith; brother, John Smith, Jr.; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Smith; and parents, John and Ruby Smith.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 a.m. at the Bucatunna Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Myrtle Carney officiating.