Preston Lee Smith

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

PRESTON LEE SMITH, a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born Dec. 29, 1964, in Eureka Springs, a son of Dr. Fred and Shirley Jean (Pyatt) Smith. He died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, in Fayetteville, at the age of 43.

Preston is survived by his life-long companion, Lisa Rhine of the home; one sister, Diana Kay Delozier of Texas; one uncle, Bob Pyatt and wife Sue of Springdale; two aunts-in-law, Reba and Capitolia Pyatt, both of Eureka Springs; two nephews, one niece, numerous cousins and other relatives and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services were held on Jan. 22, 2008, at the Nelson's Chapel of the Springs in Eureka Springs with Pastor Gene Gilmore officiating. Interment followed in the Eureka Springs Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at