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1955 Desten 2021

Desten Smith

January 4, 1955 — March 5, 2021

Desten Smith of Campbellsville son of the late Owsley Smith and Pauline O’Banion Smith was born January 4, 1955 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

He died at 5:05 P.M., March 5, 2021 in Campbellsville.          Age: 66

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Robinson Creek Baptist Church.

Desten was owner and operator of Smith Cleaning Service.

He was a loving husband and father who cared deeply for his family. Desten enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening and was famous for riding around in his golf cart and racing with neighbors on their Exmark mowers.

He united in marriage to Marilyn Lewis July 7, 1989.

Besides his wife, Marilyn Smith he is survived by six children: Casey Smith and wife, Bethany, Travis Smith and wife, Ashley, Levi Smith and wife, Laura, Clint Sapp and wife, Stefanie and Brett Sapp and wife, Gina of Campbellsville and Brittany Sargent and husband, Jeremy of Nashville, Tennessee; thirteen grandchildren: Maddox Smith, Kinley Smith, Caroline Smith, Rayna Taylor, Easton Smith, Braxton Smith, Brayden Smith, Luke Sargent, Noah Sargent, Aubrey Sapp, Owen Sapp, Drew Sapp, and Blake Sapp; a special friend, Trevor Lasley; several cousins and many other relatives and friends.


WALK-THRU VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Monday, March 8th following social distancing guidelines; masks are required and food is not allowed to be brought in during public visitation.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. Jim Collison, III and Bro. Larry Lemon

BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY 42718

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