October 27, 1928 ~ June 4, 2018
Ed M. Smith, Jr., 89, of Lilburn passed on June 4, 2018. A memorial service will be held on June 23 at 4 pm with a gathering from 2 - 4 at Wages and Sons, Lawrenceville Chapel. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his son Ed III, his parents Ed Sr. and Mrs. “Bill,” his wife Lora, and his sisters, Jean Holman and Mary Ella Ackerly. A 1948 graduate of Bass High, Ed joined his father’s construction company. He later became a highly regarded explosive specialist and consultant. He is survived by his daughter Nancy Meek (Eric), his granddaughter Brenna Meek, his brother William B. Smith (Anne) and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, please send rocks. If you wish to contribute to Ed’s educational dreams for his granddaughter, checks can be made to Brenna Meek, PO Box 26, Lilburn, GA 30048.