Randy Bug Smith

September 11, 1961 ~ April 5, 2022 (age 60)


Mr. Randy “Bug” Smith, age 60, of Hazlehurst, passed away Monday, April 04, 2022 at Jeff Davis Hospital.

Randy was born September 11, 1961 in Coffee County.

He is preceded in death by his father, Larry Howe Smith and his mother, Judy Wooten Robinson.

He was employed with Williams Brothers trucking, a member of First Baptist Church of Hazlehurst and a Board member with Jeff Davis Board of Education.  

Randy was a family man; he loved his family dearly and enjoyed spending time with them. He also was an Avid Sports Fan, loved everything about sports, from broadcasting, and enjoying the Jeff Davis Football Games, to watching the UGA college games on TV. He was a devoted cheer dad while his girls were in grade school and loved being included with everything that involved the girls.

If you knew Randy, you loved Randy.   He was Mr. Personality and he lived life to the fullest:  always smiling, joking, and having a good time. He will be sadly missed by all that knew him and loved him.

Survivors include his wife, Cherie Swain Smith of Hazlehurst; two daughters, Allison Smith of Hazlehurst and Ivey Grace Smith of Hazlehurst; two brothers, Tim Smith (Sheila) of Lumber City and Ashley Smith of Jacksonville, FL ; several cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive.


Active Pallbearers: Roy Waters, Marty Walters, Clay Crosby, Steven Wilcox, Craig Wilcox, John Girtman, Vane Dyal, Tracey Rowell, Roger Oligive

Honorary Pallbearers: Josh McClendon, Hunter Beck, Conner Coleman, Ross Dubberly, Hamp Hayes, Chandler Davenport, and Garret Walters


Visitation and Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at First Baptist Church of Hazlehurst, GA. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM with  funeral service following at 11:00 AM.


Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Snipesville, GA.

The family may be contacted at the Smith residence, 411 Burketts Ferry Road, Hazlehurst.


The Smith Family and Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home respectfully ask all in attendance to continue to follow social distancing guidelines set by our local health district and the CDC.

Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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April 6, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Hazlehurst (GA)

April 6, 2022

11:45 AM
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, GA, Snipesville

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