Salem resident Timmy Smith, 61, died July 12, 2020, at Duke Medical University Hospice in Durham, NC. He died of Pleural Mesothelioma; a rare lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure early in life. He passed away comfortably with his family by his side. He was born October 16, 1958, in Roanoke to Horace and Bonnie Smith. Professionally, Timmy worked as a commuter and commercial airline pilot and was also an experienced carpenter and cabinetmaker. He enjoyed Early American architecture and furniture, as well as playing the flute.
He is survived by his mother, Bonnie Smith; sister and husband, Vickie and Billy Carder; brother and wife, Ron and Lee Smith; and many nieces and nephews who loved him. Upon his request, there will be no visitation and a private graveside service will be held at a later date. He is entrusted to (LOGO).