Smilie Hillary Keith, age 76, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at the Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pineville, Kentucky.
Smilie was born in Somerset, Kentucky, on March 24, 1940, the son of the late Osborne and Nancy (Phillips) Keith. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by four brothers: Ernest Lee Keith, Paul Keith, James Keith and Osborne Jr. Keith and two sisters: Clella Worley and Chloe Mosses.
Surviving family include a daughter Melinda Keith Wilson (husband Ryan) of Stearns, a brother, Donald Keith of Williamsburg, a sister, Reba Bell of Pine Knot and a sister-in-law, Daphine Keith of Williamsburg.
Smilie had worked for Ropers Appliances in Williamsburg and he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
In accordance with the family’s wishes, he was cremated with no service to be held.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.