Richard “Dick” Bowman Smith passed away in his home on Friday, May 3, 2019. Dick was born June 2, 1943 in Norfolk, Virginia to James and Millie Smith. A graduate of Princess Anne High School, he spent much of his early career in sales in the health and beauty industry, owned his own recruiting business, and, before retiring, was Vice President of Ciara Group Dick was a lifelong Braves fan who rarely missed watching or listening to a game. He enjoyed time with his grandchildren -- attending plays, sporting events, and birthday parties. He was a longtime, active member of First Baptist Church of Snellville; where he served as a Sunday school teacher and on visitation teams. In more recent years, he was a member of Hebron Baptist Church. Dick leaves behind his three daughters and their families; Cindy and Paul Matza (Alex, Sawyer, Rick), Stacy Schwartz (Sarah and Thomas), and Ashley and Scott Baker (Noah, Isaac, Maggie). He is also survived by his sister Gwen Smith. The family will hold a visitation at 10:00 am on Monday May 13, 2019 at Hebron Baptist Church in Dacula, Georgia with a memorial service following at 11:00 am. Donations may be made in his memory to the Atlanta Braves Foundation.

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  1. He will be missed. He was a wonderful man that has gone on to join his parents and watch over all those he loves.

  2. First Baptist Loganville sends our love and prayers to Cindy and Paul Matza and all the family. We pray for healing and comfort from our Lord and Savior who gives eternal life and a wonderful home in heaven to those who love and trust Him. We love you all.
    Jimmy Wilson

  3. Prayers and love to all my cousins and family. Uncle Dick was so intelligent and compassionate. He will be dearly missed. God bless all of you.

  4. Loving thoughts and prayers to my mother, my cousins and their families. Uncle Dick was a well loved and compassionate man. He will be missed. Rest in Peace. I’m sure you are with Gamma and Granddaddy. God Bless you all.

  5. Loving thoughts and prayers to my mother, my cousins, and their families. Uncle Dick will be missed. He was such a loving and compassionate man. I’m sure he is in heaven spending time with Gamma and Granddaddy.

  6. I am praying for comfort and peace of heart for all of our family and loved ones. Uncle Dick will be fondly remembered by all. He is with Gamma and Granddaddy watching over all of us.

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