John Roger Smith, age 60, of Somerset, Kentucky passed from this life Friday, October 1, 2021 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.  

John was born May 19, 1961 to Lelan Smith and Mary Anna Decker Smith in Wayne County, Kentucky. 

He enjoyed watching television, especially westerns and working outside. 

John was preceded in death by his parents, Lelan and Mary Anna Smith; wife, Darlene Decker Smith; brothers, Albert Cook, James Abbott, sisters, Elizabeth Louise Decker, Eliza Maria Williamson, Sally Mae Neeley.  

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his sons, John Paul Smith and Roy Adam Smith of Tateville; brothers, Lee Edward Cook, Lee Smith; sisters, Mary Louis Decker of Somerset; Kathrine Ping; grandson, Joshua Smith. 

Visitation will be held Friday, October 8, 2021 from 12 to 2 P.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with a funeral service to begin at 2 P.M. Burial will follow in Southern Oaks Cemetery. 

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for John Roger Smith.