Steve J. Smith

Steve J. Smith, 74, of Hawesville, passed away after a brief illness at Heartland Villa in Lewisport, KY.  He was born in Richland, VA on September 2, 1946 to the late Perry and Dorothy Hess Smith.

Steve was a member of New Life Baptist Church and was retired from Commonwealth Aluminum.  He was a proud veteran of the United States Army, serving his country during the Vietnam War.  Steve was a member of Dukes Volunteer Fire Dept and was a loving husband and father.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Wanda Newton Smith; sons, Steve (Laura) Smith and Brian Smith; grandchildren, Marissa (Sam) Heitzman, Colten (Aubrey) Smith, Justin Smith, Jacob (Kelsey) Smith and Colby Smith and a great grandchild on the way; brothers, Greg (Debbie) Smith and Billy (Kathy) Smith.

Services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville Chapel, with burial following in Roseville Cemetery.  Steve’s family will be greeting friends on Saturday from 10 am until service time at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Roseville Cemetery.  Share your memories and condolences with Steve’s family at

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