Benny Keith Smith, 60, of Quitman, MS, passed away on June 17, 2018, at his residence.
He was born on October 20, 1957, to Willard and Geraldine (Turner) Smith in Meridian, MS.
He was an employee of Mathis Logging for 28 years. His nickname was "Heavy" by his fellow employees and "Peanut" by his family. He was married for 34 years.
Benny is survived by his wife, Kellie Smith; daughters, Stacy Ann (Shane) Hubbert and Kay Lynn Smith; brothers, Willard Ray Smith and Micheal Larry Smith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard Franklin Smith and Geraldine Smith; and sister-in-law, Denise Smith.
Visitation will be held Saturday, June 23, 2018, 9:00 a.m. at Bucatunna Baptist Church, Meridian, MS.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 23, 10:00 a.m. at the Bucatunna Baptist Church with Rev. Darin Chapman and Rev. Gary McInnis officiating. Burial will take place in the Bucatunna Baptist Church Cemetery.