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Obituary for Lester Wade Smith

Lester Wade Smith, 77

Lakeland - Lester Wade Smith passed away on September 7, 2017.
He was survived by his wife Becky, his 3 sons, 2 step-sons, 13 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and 3 siblings.

He served in the US Navy and retired from the Florida Highway Patrol after 31 years of service. He was a faithful servant of his Lord, Christ Jesus. He loved his family, enjoyed being with friends. He will be missed and remembered as a gentle, loving husband, father, and grandfather.

A Visitation will be from 5-7pm, Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Heath Funeral Chapel. A celebration of Wade's life and new life is planned for Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 10am at First United Methodist Church of Lakeland and followed by a graveside service at Oak Hill Burial Park.
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Heath Funeral Chapel

328 South Ingraham Avenue
Lakeland, Florida 33801





10:00 AM
First United Methodist Church Chapel

72 Lake Morton Drive
Lakeland, Florida 33801





10:00 AM
Oak Hill Burial Park

4620 US Highway 98 South,
Lakeland, FL 33812

Cemetery Details


Oak Hill Burial Park

4620 US Highway 98 South,
Lakeland, FL 33812


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