Walker Smith

Published 5:06 pm Friday, August 19, 2016

Walker B. “Rusty” Smith, age 60, born on January 9, 1956 in Bogalusa, La, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at his home in Bogalusa, La.

Rusty was a well-known brick layer in the construction business for 38 years.

He is survived by one son, Walker B. “Bucky” Smith, IV (Amy) of Bogalusa, LA; three daughters, Brooke Beam (Jeremy) and Elizabeth Burden (Daniel) of Andalusia, AL and Taylor Smith of Bogalusa, LA; two sisters, Carla Robinett (Jim) of Poplar Bluff, MO and Missy Seal (Timmy) of Varnado, LA; two brothers, Jeffery Smith of Mandeville, LA and Tony Leslie (Brandy) of Sumrall, MS; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Walker B. “Buddy” Smith, Jr. and Shirley Nell Penton Smith; and a sister, Christy Lynn Barber.

Visitation will be held at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Memorial Services will begin at 7 p.m. with Rev. Eric Williams and Rev. Kelly Penton officiating.