In Loving Memory

August 28, 1960 – April 30, 2018

Jerry Leon “Dude” Smith, age 57, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018 at his home. Dude was a good hearted person, who was also known to be a “jokester”.  He loved to tinker on things and was an excellent mechanic.  His main hobbies were hunting and fishing.  He loved his neighbors like family and felt like a son to them.  He loved people and was known to be a people person, but he loved his grandchildren with all his heart.

Dude was preceded in death by his parents, Frank William Smith and Bonnie Ruth Minchew Smith; one daughter, Samantha; and two brothers, Horace Smith and Ray William Smith.  He is survived by his daughter, Gwendolyn Smith; three brothers, Billy Wayne Smith, Frank Hamilton Smith and Ronnie Smith; two sisters, Brenda Hart and Vanessa Smith; and five grandchildren, Cody, Lacey, Levi, William and Preston; along with other family members and friends.

Services to be scheduled at a later date.  Expressions of condolence for the family may be made to

Arrangements by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.