November 12, 1961 - March 12, 2021
Larry Louis “Doodle Bug” Smith, passed away on Friday evening, March 12th, 2021 at Piedmont Rockdale. He was born November 12th, 1961 to the late, Irvin Walter and Myrtle Louise Smith, Jr. Preceded in death by his two brothers, Aubrey Clinton Smith and Anthony Smith. Larry enjoyed going to church where he was a faithful member of Cornish Mountain Baptist Church. He loved collecting tractors, going to the mountains and taking care of his chickens. His favorite TV shows were Mash and The Andy Griffith Show. Larry treasured the time he was able to spend with his family and friends. He was a devoted father, son, fiancé, brother and uncle. Larry was much loved and will be greatly missed. Larry is survived by his son, Caleb Eugene Smith of Conyers; fiancé, Michelle Beaver of Covington; mother of their son, Melody Smith of Conyers; several nieces, nephews and many cousins. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 at 11:00 am at Calvary Baptist Church, 315 Oglesby Bridge Road, Conyers, with a one hour visitation prior to the service, with Pastor Jerry Barrett and Pastor Morris Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, March 15th, 2021 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Wheeler Funeral and Cremation Services. Due to the current COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. Please understand we will be following the State’s COVID guidelines. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please bring and wear a mask while in the buildings, and you are encouraged to practice social distancing. Those who are unable to attend we understand, and appreciate your thoughts and prayers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans at https://secure.dav.org or the Wounded Warrior Project at at https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org. Guests may sign the online register at www.wheelerfuneralhome.com. Wheeler Funeral and Cremation Services are in charge on the arrangements.
Larry Louis “Doodle Bug” Smith, passed away on Friday evening, March 12th, 2021 at Piedmont Rockdale. He was born November 12th, 1961 to the late, Irvin Walter and Myrtle Louise Smith, Jr. Preceded in death by his two brothers, Aubrey... View Obituary & Service Information
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