Frank Michael ‘Smitty” Smith

Published 11:47 am Monday, January 4, 2021

Frank Michael “Smitty” Smith, 69, of Mt. Airy, died on Dec, 21, 2020 in Iredell County.

He was born June 7, 1951 in Scranton, Pa., the son of the late Harold Smith and Marion Smith. He graduated from Irwin High School with the class of 1969, then joined the U.S. Navy where he served 10 years. He went on to college after the military and graduated from Polk C. College in 1984 with an associate’s degree.  He worked as a nurse at the State Prison in Texas for 4 years.

Survivors: a son, Sean Michael Smith of Lewisville; a daughter, Amanda Riffe (Richard) of Mt. Airy; and 3 grandchildren, Austin, Asher and Lucas Smith.

A committal service will be held at Salisbury National Cemetery Thursday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m.