Lyndon N. Smith

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Funeral services for Lyndon N. Smith of Leesville will be held at 11 a.m. on May 22 at the Castor Baptist Church near Leesville, with Rev. Amos Ezell officiating.
Burial will follow in the Castor Cemetery under the direction of
Jeane’s Funeral Service of Leesville.
Visitation will be from 6-10 p.m. on Tuesday, and from 9 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday at the church.
Mr. Smith, 77, of Leesville, passed away on May 19, 2013 in Leesville.
He was a lifelong resident of Vernon Parish, and a 1954 graduate of Leesville High School. He joined the United States Air Force, where he served for 20 years and one day, and he was a Vietnam veteran.
After retirement he worked as a
master mechanic for Cain Motor Company and McRae Ford of Leesville.
He also served as Fleet Maintenance Supervisor for the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office.
He was a Deacon and member of Castor Baptist Church. He was a very
talented lead guitar player, and loved to play gospel and country music.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by a son, James Lynn Smith; and his parents, Lyndon F. and Bernice Cavanaugh Smith.
Survivors are his wife of 57 years,
Dorothy Cavanaugh Smith of Leesville; one daughter, Sharon K. Smith Price of Rochell, Ill.; son, Steven Smith and wife Mary of Leesville; one brother, Shelby and wife Mary Lee Smith of Todelo Bend; grandchildren, Josh Smith, Nicholas Price, Melissa
Price, Jessica Price, Christopher Molleda, Justin Peacock, Sarah Peacock, and a number of great-grandchildren.