Mr. Douglas N. Smith, Jr. (Butch) of Opelika, Alabama died on Monday, December 3, 2018 at East Alabama Medical Center. Butch was plagued with disabling pain and lost the use of an arm some years ago. He handled this disability with grace and creativity. Butch was born in Opelika, Alabama on March 16, 1954 to the late Dianne Smith and the late Douglas Smith, Sr.
Butch graduated from Opelika High School and continued his education at Auburn University earning a degree in business. He loved gardening, reading and music. Those who knew him well, appreciated his intellect, wit and wisdom.
Butch is survived by his sisters, Dot Rice (Charles), Pat Mayfield and Debbi Thornton (Bruce), step brother Marty Williams (Robin), step sister Debbie Lambert (Steve), step mother Nelda Smith and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home at 11:00 AM.
Butch was a wonderful brother and a loyal friend. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home is directing.
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