Terrell Troy Smith, a resident of Safford, entered into rest Friday evening, November 11, 2022, at the Tucson Medical Center.
Troy was born March 14, 1965 to Robert J. Smith and Lola Mattie Gabbard, the youngest of 11 children. Troy loved being around his family. You could always find him watching a Nascar race. He loved to fish and work on cars in his free time.
Troy was preceded in death by: his parents, Robert Smith and Lola Mattie Hogan; and his stepfather, Robert Hogan.
Troy is survived by: his partner and fiance of 12 years, Joann Martinez; her children, Candy, Lena, and Tony; his brothers, Jack (Jolynn), Charles (Anna), Tom (Lisa Marrs); his sisters, Sue Smith (Don), Peggy Davis (Bruce), Tiny Grenert, Janice Smith, Delsie Heckman (Steve), Brenda Contreras (Steve) and Mary Catherine Christopher (Tom).
A graveside memorial service for Troy will be conducted Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the Safford Cemetery.