Ray Alan Smith, 52, born in Raleigh, NC, May 21, 1961 died in Durham, NC on August 17, 2013. He was a graduate of Broughton High School in Raleigh (1979) and UNC Greensboro (1983).
Alan is survived by his mother and stepfather, Linda and Harry Kledaras; his father and stepmother, Ray and Alice Smith, all of Raleigh; his twin sister and brother in law, Lanie and Mike Murray; nephew, Ryan Murray; niece and her husband, Suzanne and Jon Doble, all of Fuquay Varina; special love, Denise Weber of Durham; and beloved dogs Logan, Jake, Cassie, Clifford, and Sunshine.
He is predeceased by his grandparents James Hubert and Norma Hatcher Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Claude Smith of Micro, NC.
He was a beloved son, loving brother, and loyal friend. He will be greatly missed. Alan loved his family and was much loved in return.
A memorial service will be held to honor and celebrate Alan’s life on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 4pm, at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 Saint Mary’s St., Raleigh. A visitation will immediately follow the service at the funeral home. Private burial services will be held at Historic Oakwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation, in Alan’s memory, to Independent Animal Rescue P.O. Box 14232 Durham, NC 27709.
Condolences may be made through www. brownwynne.com.