Roy Boyd Smith


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Roy Boyd Smith 1 2

  • Born: 11 Aug 1911, Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States
  • Marriage (1): Doris Waddell on 28 Nov 1935 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA
  • Died: 10 May 1988, Durham, Durham, NC, USA at age 76 2 3
  • Buried: Durham, Durham, NC, USA

   FamilySearch ID: LL39-GPK.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1950 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 4 The 1950 census recorded Roy B. Smith, operator in tobacco drying plant, 38, living with wife Doris W., 35; son Roy Smith Jr., 7; and daughter Sandra A., 3. The parents were born in Virginia and children in North Carolina.

2. Residence: Argonne Drive, Durham, NC on 20 Aug 1966 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 1

3. Obituary: News and Observer: obituary of Roy B. Smith on 11 May 1988 in Raleigh, Wake, NC. 2 DURHAM \emdash Roy Boyd Smith, 76, died Tuesday. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, Hall-Wynne Funeral Chapel. Burial, Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. Surviving: wife, Mrs. Doris Waddell Smith; daughter,Mrs Sandra Smith Beeker of Durham;son,Roy B.Smith Jr.of Newland; brother, E. Leo Smith of Durham; sister, Mrs. Ruby Smith Beyer of Fayetteville; six grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Family at funeral home 7-9 p.m. today. Memorial contributions may be made to Homestead Heights Baptist Church Building Fund, Holt School Road, Durham.

Roy married Doris Waddell on 28 Nov 1935 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. (Doris Waddell was born on 17 Feb 1915 in Randolph, Charlotte, VA, USA, died on 12 Aug 2012 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA and was buried in Durham, Durham, NC, USA.)


1 Durham Sun (Durham, NC), 30 Aug 1966, page 6. Beeker-Smith Wedding.

2 The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), 11 May 1988, page 26. Obituary of Roy B. Smith.

3 The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), 11 May 1988, page 28, obituary of Roy Boyd Smith.

4 "1950 United States Census," Roy Smith Durham NC.

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