Rodney Joe (Buster) Smith, Jr., 37, of Crystal Springs, died Monday, July 7, 2014 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Wednesday and 10am-11am Thursday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs. Services will be 11am Thursday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Crystal Springs Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.
Mr. Smith was a native and lifelong resident of Copiah County. He was a sheet metal welder with Independent Roofing for 8 years. He was a wonderful daddy, husband, son, uncle, brother and was a friend to everyone. Mr. Smith was an artist.
He is survived by his wife, Candice Smith; daughter, Chloe Elizabeth Smith of Crystal Springs; parents, Rodney and Debbie Smith of Crystal Springs; maternal grandmother, Nancy Priest of Crystal Springs; paternal grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Pleasant of Crystal Springs; brother, Darrell Smith of Crystal Springs; sister, Jennifer James of Wesson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Michael and Cathy Graham of Union; 4 nephews; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.