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A Celebration of Life service will be held for Dale McCoy Smith, 66, of Hayes, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, in New Life Ministry Center, Hayes. He died Nov. 23, 2021.

He was educated in the Mathews County Public School System. He had worked for Richard Callis doing seawalls, and had been employed as a waterman in Louisiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Adrienne Smith; his brothers, Kevin Smith, Brian “Brownie” Smith, Grayling “Mumps” Smith; his sisters, Linda Robinson and Patrice “Fleecy” Bellinger.

Survivors include his wife, Elder Regina Smith; his son, Corey Smith; his daughters, Leslie Smith and Kelly Pettus; his stepchildren, Ernest, Deon, Ingram, Horacio, and Jasmine; his brothers, Ricky Smith, Mitchell Smith; one sister, Tammy Brown and 11 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Forrest Brothers Funeral Home, Hudgins, from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday.