Morris Lee Smith, age 67, died June 3, 2019, at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle, GA. He was the son of the late Marion Lee and Hildred Morris Smith of Walnut Grove, GA. Morris graduated from Woodward Academy (formerly GA Military Academy) in 1970 and received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Auburn University in 1975. He worked as a civil engineer for several firms before establishing his own firm, Sunbelt Engineering, which provided engineering and surveying services for 30 years. Then Morris returned to his true passion – that of farming. He was happiest when he was riding on his tractor. He enjoyed the farm life for several years until his passing. Survivors include his wife, Anita Fay Harper Smith of Walton County; step-son, William F. (Chuck) Simpson, his wife Mary and their children, Emma and Connor of Shreveport, LA; sister, Marian Smith Multer and husband Tom of Westminster, SC; brothers-in-law, Mac Harper and his wife Marie; Fred Harper and his wife Linda, both of Elkton, KY. Morris is also survived by niece, Dana Briscoe Brown of Barnardsville, NC; and nephews, Chuck Briscoe and wife Lauren of Columbus, GA and Clay Multer and wife Summer of Heath, TX and their families, as well as cousins, and great nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 3 PM in the Monroe Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home with Rick Harper and Chris Widmer officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 – 3 PM before the service in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 209 South Hammond Drive, Monroe, GA 30655. (770) 267-2594. You may sign the online guest registry at www.stewarftfh.com
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