Joe T. Smith of North Little Rock died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.

Born Jan. 24, 1931 to Stella and Abner Smith in Damascus, he graduated from Southside High School before serving two years in the Army in Korea.

He worked at Fischer Lime and Cement Company for 15 years before co-founding Apartment House Builders, Inc., Riverside, Inc., Associated Management, Ltd. and Metro Disaster Specialists. He served as partner and production manager for his companies for over 40 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife Mary; daughter, Mary Jo Stewart and husband Gary; son, Danny Smith of North Little Rock; grandchildren, Megan Boswell and husband Todd of Little Rock, Britt Stewart and wife Jaclyn, Payton Smith and wife Katie, and Chelsea Smith and husband Matt all of North Little Rock; 3 great grandchildren; and a host of family and business friends.

A funeral was held Thursday, Aug. 8, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home chapel.

The family requests that donations be sent to the Red Cross at P.O. Box 19051, Little Rock, AR 72219.

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