He retired from LG&E in 2009 where was a utility worker. He was a member of Walton Creek Baptist Church, attended Lifepoint Baptist Church, served in Vietnam in the U.S. Army, and was a member of American Legion Post 200.
He loved hunting and fishing especially with his children, grandchildren, and all of his hunting and fishing buddies.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shannon Lynn Smiley Doss.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Katherine Luck Smiley; his son, Danny (Kim) Smiley, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky; daughters, Renae (Doug) Allen, of Beaver Dam, and Wendy (Jason) Renfrow, of Beaver Dam; a brother, W.T. (Paula) Smiley, of Centertown; eight grandchildren, two great-granddaughters.
Due to new COVID-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home with Bro. Rodney Albin officiating. Burial will be in Walton Creek Cemetery near Centertown. Military rites will be presented by Ohio County Honor Guard.
Online condolences may be made at bevilbrosfuneralhome.com.