Larry M. Smith

Published 6:21 pm Friday, October 30, 2020

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PITTSBORO, NC – Larry Mason Smith, age 72, of Pittsboro, died Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at UNC Hospital.

Larry was born in Chatham County on November 20, 1947. He was the son of Claudia Walters and stepson of Alfred Foushee.

Larry is survived by his wife, Martha Hope Smith of Pittsboro; two daughters, April Hope Smith of Wilmington, and Lisa Smith Powell and husband Bobby of Pittsboro; three brothers, Robert Manring and wife Amie of Roxboro, Jimmy Manring of Missouri, and Teddy Manring and wife Janet of Pittsboro; four sisters, Louise Lefler of Pittsboro, Donna Bass of Chapel Hill, Amanda Valmassoi and husband Tony of Morrisville, and Kathy Manring of Pittsboro; four grandchildren, Cali Powell, Hanson Powell, Quin Powell, and Mason Powell; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Monday, November 2, 2020 from 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm at Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory Griffin Chapel, 396 West Street, Pittsboro, NC. A Celebration of Life will follow at 2 pm with Rev. Bob Wachs presiding.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for memorial contributions to be made in Larry’s memory to the National Wild Turkey Federation, P.O. Box 530 Edgefield, SC 29824-0530, North Chatham Fire Department, 45 Morris Road Pittsboro, NC 27312; or a charity of your choice.

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Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Smith family.