Timothy Lewis Smith, Sr. 77 of Rossville, passed away Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 in a local hospital.
Timothy was born in Chattanooga, TN and lived most of his life in the North Georgia and Chattanooga areas. He was a proud US Navy veteran having served from 1962-1966 and was a 33rd Degree Mason and Shriner. Timothy spent many years in law enforcement serving: on the 13th District Drug Task Force, Chief Deputy of Vanburen County, Homicide Investigator, Chief of Police in Algood, TN, and as a firefighter. Timothy enjoyed spending time with his family, racing “funny” cars, and traveling with his kids. He was truly a “jack of all trades” and is well loved by his friends and family and will be deeply missed.
Timothy was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Mary Smith; sisters, Barbara Davidson and Joyce Gamble; and grandchild, Jamie Smith.
Survivors include his sons: Timothy (Hope) Smith, Jason (Amanda) Smith, and Ryan (Katie) Smith; daughters, Rachel (Cameron) Shadle and Stephanie (Tim) Allen Smith; nineteen grandchildren; three great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Funeral service dates and times will be announced.
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